Tuesday 23 January 2018

Hugh Masekela (4 April 1939 – 23 January 2018) RIP

Hugh Ramopolo Masekela (4 April 1939 – 23 January 2018) was a South African trumpeter, flugelhornist, cornetist, composer and singer. He is considered the "father of South African jazz.(wiki)
Hugh Masekela & The Union of South Africa is the thirteen studio album by South African jazz trumpeter Hugh Masekela, recorded at Poppi Studios, Los Angeles, California and released via Chisa Records label (CS 808) in 1971.In UK was released by Rare Earth label (SRE 3002).From this album i chose "Ade", "Dyambo" and "Goin' Back To New Orleans".
Masekela died in Johannesburg on 23 January 2018 from prostate cancer, aged 78. RIP

-by dj fanis: here

1 comment:

PAST77 said...

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