Hugh Masekela

Bio

Jazz giant Hugh Masekela (4 April 1939 - 23 January 2018) was a well known flugelhornist, trumpeter, composer, singer and a defiant political voice.

He was a product of South Africa’s golden age of jazz and was a member of the legendary group, The Jazz Epistles, with Kippie Moeketsi, Abdullah Ibrahim and Jonas Gwangwa, as well as the touring musical 'King Kong' in the late 1950s. Exiled to the US in the 1960, he helped bring Africa’s voice to the west. In the early 60s he studied in London and New York, soon releasing albums such as 'Trumpet Africaine' (1963) and 'Grrr' (1966). He was married briefly to Miriam Makeba and had hits in the US with the pop jazz tunes 'Up, Up and Away' (1967) and the number one smash 'Grazing in the Grass' (1968), which sold four million copies.

In the 70s he travelled the world, working in a variety of genres, including Afrobeat and funk. In the mid-80s he returned to southern Africa, basing himself across the border in Botswana and working with South African musicians on albums like 'Techno-Bush' (1984), which earned him another top 10 hit in the US with ‘Don’t Go Lose It Baby’, followed by Waiting For The Rain (1985). Other albums during that period, such as 'Home' (1982) and 'Tomorrow' (1987), also drew on top exiled musicians. He returned to South Africa in the early 90s and continues to record and perform regularly. In 2004 he published his autobiography, Still Grazing. His 2010 album 'Jabulani' won a Grammy Award for Best World Music in 2013.

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Bongo Day
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Sugar Bum Bum
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Africa Hold Hands
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Soweto Blues
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Happy Mama
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Send Me
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Sossie
06:41
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Market Place (Live)
16:37
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Stimela (Live)
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Grazing in the Grass (Live)
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Mama
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We've Landed (Cool Cats Mix)
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Obama Shuffle Strut Blues (Cool Cats Mix)
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Jabulani (Rejoice, Here Comes Tony) (Cool Cats Mix)
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Slow Bones (Cool Cats Mix)
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Coconut Jam (Cool Cats Mix)
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Agbada Bougou (Cool Cats Mix)
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Robbers, Thugs and Muggers (O'Galajani) (Cool Cats Mix)
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Obama Shuffle Strut Blues
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Jabulani (Rejoice, Here Comes Tony)
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Slow Bones
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Never (Lagos Never Gonna Be the Same)
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Jam 4
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Languta
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Jam 3
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Jam 1
03:34
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People Make The World Go 'Round
05:33
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Foreign Natives
09:48
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Nomali
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Cantelope Island
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We Are One (Black Coffee Original Dub)
07:58
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We Are One (Radio Edit)
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Coconut Jam
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Agbada Bougou
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Robbers, Thugs and Muggers (O'Galajani)
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We've Landed
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Tapera
05:15
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Heaven In You
04:11
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11 - Rekpete
07:43
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10 - Mandela
05:03
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09 - band intros
06:15
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08 - Grazing In The Grass
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07 - Lady
12:36
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06 - Stimela
13:40
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05 - Ha Lese Le Di Khanna
09:47
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04 - Baby Blue
09:01
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03 - Sista Fanya
10:33
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02 - Chileshe
12:49
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01 - Languta
12:15
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Don't Go Lose It Baby
06:51
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Chileshe
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Mama
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Thanayi
05:31
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African Secret Society
05:24
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Khauleza
05:16
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Bring Him Back Home (Nelson Mandela)
04:42
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Grazing In The Grass
02:54
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Stimela (Coal Train)
05:26
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Stimela (Coal Train) (Black Coffee Remix)
07:32
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Mgewundini (Album Version)
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Bo-Masekela (Album Version)
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Lizzy (Album Version)
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Nomalizo
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Tamati So So (Album Version)
07:26
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Mamoriri (Album Version)
04:20
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Mbombela (Album Version)
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Market Place
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Ha Le Se (The Dowry Song)
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Ntyilo Ntyilo (The Love Bird)
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Marketplace
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Nomali
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Languta
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Until When
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Lady
07:02
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Grazin' in the Grass
03:30
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Mandela (Bring Him Back Home!)
05:12
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Uptownship
04:53
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Abangoma (The Healers)
05:03
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Enganjyani (feat. Hugh Masekela)
05:21
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Mamani
02:09
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Im Ghetto von Soweto (Auntie's House)
05:26
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Vasco Da Gama (The Sailor Man)
04:21
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Stimela (Coal Train) (Album Version)
06:30
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Languta
04:49
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Mace And Grenades
03:50
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Grazing In The Grass
02:36
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Up Up And Away
05:33
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Mama (Metro Area Birthday Dub)
05:46
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Hush (Somebody's Calling My Name)
03:36
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Whitch Doctor (Album Version)
07:29
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The Boy's Doin' It
03:59
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Emavungweni (Instrumental)
03:04
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Sechaba
02:55
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Sarafina!
02:40
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Unhome
05:28
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The Big Apple
07:53
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Minawa
09:37
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Part Of A Whole
09:37
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The Boy's Doin' It (Carl Craig Remix)
06:27
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No Woman, No Cry
05:26
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ZAJohannesburg, South Africa
Opérationnel depuis: 
1956

Contact

+27828818565
Josh Georgiou
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