The Jazzolomos, Sophiatown, 1953

Item

Title
The Jazzolomos, Sophiatown, 1953
Identifier
eng pg33-Jazzolomos
Description
"We three the Jazz dizzlers be..." The popular Jazzolomos rocked the Reef in the fifties. Band members were from left: Jacob 'Mzala' Lepers (bass), Sol 'Beegeepee' Klaaste (piano) and Benni 'Gwigwi' Mrwebi (alto saxophone). Sophiatown, 1953.
Creator
Schadeberg, Jurgen, 1931-
Date Created
1953
Source
Best of SA collection
Subject
Entertainers--South Africa--Sophiatown (Johannesburg)
Musicians, Black--South Africa--Sophiatown (Johannesburg)
Jazz musicians--South Africa--Sophiatown (Johannesburg)
Sophiatown (Johannesburg, South Africa)--Social conditions
License
Publisher
University of Cape Town. Libraries
Rights
Copyright held by the photographer, Jrgen Schadeberg. Please contact the Special Collections at the University of Cape Town Libraries for further information about using and/or publishing this photograph.
Replaces
islandora:7445