MOSES TAIWA MOLELEKWA

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Moses Taiwa Molelekwa (17 April 1973—13 February 2001) was a South African jazz pianist from a family of jazz musicians. He was brought up in the town of Tembisa, situated in the province of Gauteng, South Africa. His father was nicknamed "Monk", by the jazz society he belonged to, for his understanding of Thelonious Monk. Poverty and issues concerning apartheid caused Moses' education in his childhood to be haphazard. His father aided his musical education as best he could and as soon as he could afford a keyboard Moses showed promise. This led to his entering the Federal Union of Black Arts, from which he graduated with honors in 1987 and then made his professional debut. In the next few years he played with Miriam Makeba, Jonas Gwangwa, and others. In 1988 Hugh Masekela asked him to join his bands and this period saw Molelekwa winning the first of several read more...
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Finding One's Self
African Fusion 1994
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Genes And Spirits
African Fusion 1998
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Wa Mpona
African Fusion 2002
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Darkness Pass
African Fusion 2004

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Live in Jo'burg
African Fusion 2000
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Live At The Fin De Siècle Festival, Nantes 1997
African Fusion 2003

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