Yakhal’Inkomo: Portrait of a Jazz Classic
Percy Mabandu
(DASH-Art Media, 2016)


Yakhal’inkomo: Portrait of a Jazz Classic by Percy Mabandu, explores the significance of jazz in South Africa’s history and politics through the years.

The title, taken from 1968 saxophonist and composer Winston Mankunku Ngozi, captures the struggle of black people living in apartheid South Africa. Mabandu weaves the music and artwork that shaped black life, culture and politics of the time.