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marabi

(ˌmaˈrɑːbɪ)
n
(Music, other) South African a kind of music popular in townships in the 1930s
[of uncertain origin, possibly from Sotho]

marabi

A South African musical style that emerged in the 1920s from a fusion of Western jazz and the traditional music of the Zulu, Xhosa, and Soto peoples.
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Within the Afro-Jazz other sub-genres evolved that were informed by geo-cultural spaces such as Cape-Jazz played by pianist and composer Abdullah Ibrahim whose musical influences reflected the multicultural port areas of Cape Town, and bandleader and saxophonist Bra Ntemi Piliso who fused swing jazz riff with township melodic marabi sounds of the restless rhythm of an uprooted culture, Then there are other like Manu Dibango's musical style that fused jazz, funk, Congo-rumba, and other Cameroonian musical traditions.
The meeting was attended by Dr Bharti D Shyal, Shri Hari Manjhi , Shri Kamalbhan Singh Marabi, Shri Kariya Munda, Shri Lakhan Lal Sahu , Shri Laxmi Narayan Yadav, Shri Midhun Reddy, Shri Rajesh Verma, Shri Ram Tahal Choudhary , Shri Ravindra Kumar Pandey , Shri Santosh Kumar , Shri Vijay Kumar Hansdak , Shri Vishnu Dayal Ram from Lok Sabha and Dr Anil Kumar Sahani from Rajya Sabha.
Warren Kiamco bounced back from a disappointing finish in men's 9-ball of billiards by downing Jesson Marabi, 9-2, for the 10-ball title while wushu artist Thornton Quieney Lou Sayan grabbed two golds (men's freestyle nangun and freestyle nanquan).
Marabi nights; jazz, 'race' and society in early apartheid South Africa, 2d ed.
35) De hecho, el marabi, (36) un estilo musical completamente nuevo en Sudafrica, nacio alli, como sostiene Minky Schlesinger.
Modikwe Dikobe se roman The Marabi Dance is in 1973 gepubliseer maar speel tydens die 1930's en 40's af.
12) Met Molamu (2004:63) se verklaring van die lemma marabi as vertrekpunt, kan ons aflei dat die woord Marapie in hierdie titel onder andere (kyk die bespreking verderaan) na 'n inwoner van Marabastad verwys.
Works such as Sophiatown, Marabi and Tooth and Nail were created out of late-night improvisation sessions.
The Chilean abalone, Concholepas concholepas (Bruguiere, 1789), and the surf clam Mesodesma donacium (Lamark, 1818) rank among the most important commercial species for Chilean and Peruvian shellfisheries (Bustamante & Castilla 1987, RaN & Marabi 1997, Rubilar et al.
Mbaqanga fuses marabi (South Africa's homegrown jazz style) with gospel, traditional music drawn from Zulu, Sotho, Shangaan and Xhosa roots as well as R & B influences, and it is a style that they made their own.
Gevolglik het talle voorbeelde van 'n vermenging van rock of ander wit style (soos boeremusiek) met plaaslike swart idiome soos marabi, kwela en mbaqanga binne die kommersiele musiekterrein na vore getree.