Hugh Masekela

Hugh Ramapolo Masekela (4 April 1939 – 23 January 2018) was a South African trumpeter, flugelhornist, cornetist, singer and composer who was described as "the father of South African jazz". Masekela was known for his jazz compositions and for writing well-known anti-apartheid songs such as "Soweto Blues" and "Bring Him Back Home". He also had a number-one US pop hit in 1968 with his version of "Grazing in the Grass".

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English

Artists: Judy Seidman


English

Artists: Judy Seidman


Africa Media Online

Hugh Masekela performing on stage.


Africa Media Online

Hugh Masekela performing on stage.


Africa Media Online

Hugh Masekela performing on stage.


Africa Media Online

Hugh Masekela performing on stage.


Africa Media Online

Hugh Masekela performing on stage.


Africa Media Online · 1956

L:MUSIC:ENTERTAINMENT:PERSONALITY:1956 - Hugh Masekela, Great Jazz Trumpeter - Hugh holding up the trumpet, admiring the touch, shine and shape. Hugh Masekela still a teenager, toured Southern Africa in


Africa Media Online · 1963

DM2001022005:SAED:MUSIC:PERSONALITY:MAR1963 - We Remember You All - Jonas Gwangwa with Hugh Masekela and (Kippie Moeketsi?). Seems like I'm getting old: seems like it especially when I look around the


Africa Media Online

Hugh Masekela in concert.


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