Gwi-Gwi and his Jazz Rascals - Kwa-Obaas / Diepkloof Ekhaya
Cover
thumbnailthumbnailthumbnail

 

 

GWI-GWI AND HIS JAZZ RASCALS
KWA-OBAAS / DIEPKLOOF EKHAYA


recorded 1960-07-15
issued 1960
USA
Gallo
made in South Africa
published by Music Pub. Co. of Africa
USA 120
matrix ABC 19076
matrix ABC 19077
78 rpm
first issue
source: Ballantine Collection, UKZN

TRACK LISTING

 

1.1Kwa-Obaas

(Gwigwi Mrwebi, S. Segoe)

2.2Diepkloof Ekhaya

(Gwigwi Mrwebi, S. Segoe)

ARTISTS

 

GWI-GWI AND HIS JAZZ RASCALS
GWIGWI MRWEBI - alto sax

NOTES

 

Many thanks to Christopher Ballantine at the School of Music, University of KwaZulu-Natal for allowing me to photograph his collection. Search and listen to the Ballantine Collection at SAMAP.

Diepkloof Ekhaya is available on the the CD The History of Township Music compiled by Rob Allingham. Though inconclusive in his text, Allingham lists this track as by the Jazz Dazzlers and the personnel could have included: Napkin Mbuyisa on trumpet, Jonas Gwangwa on trombone,, Kippie Moeketsi on first alto, Gwigwi Mrwebi on second alto, Mackay Davashe on tenor, Sol Klaaste on piano, General Duze on guitar, Jacob Lepere on bass and Zacks Mawela on drums.