Kaya FM loves jazz. Jazzuary – as the radio station has renamed January – is testament to the reverence it has for the music and its related arts as it presents its Master Class 2017. The station spoke to Brenda Sisane, host of the music and lifestyle show The Art of Sunday, and Greg Maloka, MD of Kaya FM, about jazz – and both had wisdom in spades to share. Sisane says: “I think it becomes snobby because jazz can be a source of pride. It is virtuosity, it’s composition, it’s style.” Her relationship with jazz started at home. “It’s a typical South African story where your dad is into the music,” she says. “For me, it was both my dad and my mother. She married twice and both occasions it was to people who are very passionate about jazz. “When they tell me stories about my childhood, I used to see all the music in the house. Apparently, I used to tell visitors that my parents’ collection was mine as a two- or three-year-old. If you are walking to my father’s house, all you had to do ...

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