HUGH MASEKELA

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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." 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 1 US pop hit in 1968 with his version of "Grazing in the Grass".

Masekela was born in Kwa-Guqa Township, Witbank, South Africa to Thomas Selena Masekela, who was a health inspector and sculptor and his wife, Pauline Bowers Masekela, a social worker. As a child, he began singing and playing piano and largely raised by his grandmother, who ran an illegal bar for miners.[3] At the age of 14, after seeing the film Young Man with a Horn (in which Kirk Douglas plays a character modelled on American jazz cornetist Bix Beiderbecke), Masekela took
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HopeHope
Nashville Catalog/eOne 2002
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$11.93 (used)
66-76 [3 CD]66-76 [3 CD]
Wrasse Records 2018
$14.25
$21.17 (used)
JabulaniJabulani
Razor & Tie 2012
$9.59
$5.60 (used)
Home Is Where the Music Is (Verve Originals)Home Is Where the Music Is (Verve Originals)
Remastered
Verve Records 2008
$5.54
$4.11 (used)
Hugh Masekala - Greatest HitsHugh Masekala - Greatest Hits
Sony Uk 2000
$5.30
$3.91 (used)
RevivalRevival
Heads Up 2005
$15.07
$3.31 (used)
Live at the Market Theatre (2CD SET)Live at the Market Theatre (2CD SET)
Four Quarters Ent 2007
$45.50
$39.99 (used)
The Best of Hugh Masekela 20th Century Masters: Millennium CollectionThe Best of Hugh Masekela 20th Century Masters: Millennium Collection
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Hip-O 2006
$8.92
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HUGH MASEKELA Discography

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HUGH MASEKELA Trumpet Africaine album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Trumpet Africaine
African Fusion 1962
HUGH MASEKELA The Emancipation Of Hugh Masekela album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Emancipation Of Hugh Masekela
African Fusion 1966
HUGH MASEKELA Grrr (aka Hugh Masekela) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Grrr (aka Hugh Masekela)
African Fusion 1966
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Next Album
African Fusion 1966
HUGH MASEKELA Hugh Masekela's Latest album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Hugh Masekela's Latest
African Fusion 1967
HUGH MASEKELA The Promise of a Future album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Promise of a Future
African Fusion 1968
HUGH MASEKELA Masekela album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Masekela
African Fusion 1969
HUGH MASEKELA Reconstruction album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Reconstruction
African Fusion 1970
HUGH MASEKELA Hugh Masekela & The Union Of South Africa album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Hugh Masekela & The Union Of South Africa
African Fusion 1971
HUGH MASEKELA Home Is Where the Music Is (aka The African Connection) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Home Is Where the Music Is (aka The African Connection)
African Fusion 1972
HUGH MASEKELA I Am Not Afraid album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
I Am Not Afraid
African Fusion 1974
HUGH MASEKELA The Boy's Doin' It album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Boy's Doin' It
African Fusion 1975
HUGH MASEKELA Melody Maker album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Melody Maker
African Fusion 1976
HUGH MASEKELA Colonial Man album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Colonial Man
African Fusion 1976
HUGH MASEKELA You Told Your Mama Not to Worry album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
You Told Your Mama Not to Worry
African Fusion 1977
HUGH MASEKELA Home album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Home
African Fusion 1982
HUGH MASEKELA Working For A Dollar Bill album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Working For A Dollar Bill
African Fusion 1983
HUGH MASEKELA Techno-Bush album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Techno-Bush
African Fusion 1984
HUGH MASEKELA Waiting For The Rain album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Waiting For The Rain
Acid Jazz 1985
HUGH MASEKELA Tomorrow album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Tomorrow
Acid Jazz 1987
HUGH MASEKELA Uptownship album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Uptownship
African Fusion 1989
HUGH MASEKELA Beatin' Aroun de Bush album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Beatin' Aroun de Bush
African Fusion 1992
HUGH MASEKELA Notes of Life album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Notes of Life
African Fusion 1995
HUGH MASEKELA Black To The Future album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Black To The Future
African Fusion 1997
HUGH MASEKELA Sixty album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Sixty
African Fusion 1999
HUGH MASEKELA Time album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Time
African Fusion 2002
HUGH MASEKELA Almost Like Being in Jazz album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Almost Like Being in Jazz
African Fusion 2005
HUGH MASEKELA Revival album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Revival
African Fusion 2005
HUGH MASEKELA Phola album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Phola
African Fusion 2008
HUGH MASEKELA Jabulani album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jabulani
Pop/Art Song/Folk 2011
HUGH MASEKELA Hugh Masekela, Larry Willis ‎: Friends album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Hugh Masekela, Larry Willis ‎: Friends
African Fusion 2012
HUGH MASEKELA No Borders album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
No Borders
African Fusion 2016

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HUGH MASEKELA The Americanization Of Ooga Booga album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Americanization Of Ooga Booga
African Fusion 1965
HUGH MASEKELA Is Alive And Well At The Whisky album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Is Alive And Well At The Whisky
African Fusion 1967
HUGH MASEKELA The Lasting Impression Of Hugh Masekela album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Lasting Impression Of Hugh Masekela
African Fusion 1968
HUGH MASEKELA Live In Lesotho album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live In Lesotho
African Fusion 1980
HUGH MASEKELA In Concert-363 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
In Concert-363
African Fusion 1985
HUGH MASEKELA Hugh Masekela / Daniel O'Donnell ‎: On Stage album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Hugh Masekela / Daniel O'Donnell ‎: On Stage
African Fusion 1990
HUGH MASEKELA Hope album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Hope
African Fusion 1994
HUGH MASEKELA BBC Radio - Live in concert album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
BBC Radio - Live in concert
African Fusion 2001
HUGH MASEKELA Live at the Market Theatre album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live at the Market Theatre
African Fusion 2006
HUGH MASEKELA Live At The Record Plant 24Th February 1974 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live At The Record Plant 24Th February 1974
African Fusion 2018

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HUGH MASEKELA Grazing In The Grass album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Grazing In The Grass
African Fusion 1977
HUGH MASEKELA African Breeze 80's Masekela album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
African Breeze 80's Masekela
African Fusion 1996
HUGH MASEKELA The Lasting Impressions of Ooga Booga album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Lasting Impressions of Ooga Booga
African Fusion 1996
HUGH MASEKELA Grazing In The Grass: The Best Of Hugh Masekela album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Grazing In The Grass: The Best Of Hugh Masekela
African Fusion 2000
HUGH MASEKELA Still Grazing album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Still Grazing
African Fusion 2004
HUGH MASEKELA Hugh! - The Best Of Hugh Masekela album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Hugh! - The Best Of Hugh Masekela
African Fusion 2010
HUGH MASEKELA ’66-’76 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
’66-’76
African Fusion 2018

HUGH MASEKELA singles (2)

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You Keep Me Hangin' On / Make Me a Potion
African Fusion 1970
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Don't Go Lose It Baby
African Fusion 1984

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Live At Carnival City
African Fusion 2011

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