Hugh Masekela & Friends makes Africa Channel Debut

Hugh Masekela & Friends Africa Channel Debut

The Africa Channel

A celebration of the South African music legend, composer and bandleader Hugh Masekela and his extensive career, Hugh Masekela & Friends makes its Africa Channel debut this June. Filmed the The Teatro at Montecasino in Johannesburg, ‘Bra Hugh’ is joined on stage by various friends and collaborators including multi-award winning singer, songwriter and recording artist, Thandiswa Mazwai and former Sankomota leader and gospel soloist, Tsepo Tshola. The talented musicians of Masekela’s new band join them on stage, featuring Erick Paliani on guitar, Lee-Roy Sauls on drums, Fana Zulu on bass and Randal Skippers on keyboards.

The joyous event brings together South Africa’s finest new and well-loved musical talent for two hours of not-to-be-missed musical performances, including jazz, Afrobeat and modern kwaito.

Watch Hugh Masekela & Friends on The Africa Channel at 2pm on 29 July 2012.

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