Hugh Masekela Heritage Park: Zoo Lake, Parkview, Johannesburg from Friday, 26 January to Thursday 1 February, 2018. Open daily from 10h00 to 18h00.
Heitada Alex! – Going Home: Sankopano Community Centre, Corner 12th Ave & Selborne St, Alexandra, Johannesburg on Friday, 26 January 2018 at 13h00.
Hugh Masekela Musical Memorial:University of Johannesburg, Soweto Campus, Chris Hani Rd, Soweto on Sunday, 28 January 2018 at 12h00 –
The final public tribute to Masekela, the event is a musical celebration of this legends life, featuring a range of artists he collaborated with, influenced and loved.
Bra Hugh’s new album shows that he’s lost none of his fire
World renowned trumpet and flugelhorn legend, Hugh Masekela returns with a fiery 44th album entitled ‘No Borders’.
Encompassing socio-political commentary, solid dance floor grooves and tender love songs, the 16 tracks move effortlessly through continental styles taking in Nigerian Afro-Beat, Congolese Kwassa Kwassa and South African Masqandi. From the opening angry salvo…
“I cry whenever I eat Julie mango, it is such a joy,” he said.