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The 10 Best Jazz Albums Of 2018

2022 days ago
StereogumThe last few years have been a wild time to be a jazz fan. On the one hand, legendary players and crucial figures in the music’s history continue to pass away. This year we lost pianists Henry Butler, Cecil Taylor and Randy Weston; trumpeters Jerry... more info

The Number Ones: Hugh Masekela’s “Grazing In The Grass”

2056 days ago
StereogumIn The Number Ones, I'm reviewing every single #1 single in the history of the Billboard Hot 100, starting with the chart's beginning, in 1958, and working my way up into the present.… more info


2250 days ago
Soul Sides Sunny and the Sunliners: Grazing In the Grass (From This Is My Band, Key-Loc, 197?) “Grazing in the Grass,” the mega-hit by Hugh Masakela, ends up on all manners of other people’s albums. It helps that, as an instrumental (originally), it ... more info

Soul Serenade: Hugh Masekela, “Grazing in the Grass”

2342 days ago
PopdoseHugh Masekela topped the charts with his 1968 hit but had a life and career that reached far beyond that hit more info

South African Jazz Musician Hugh Masekela Dies At 78

2344 days ago
StereogumLegendary South African jazz musician and anti-apartheid activist Hugh Masekela has died at the age of 78 after a decade-long fight with cancer, according to a statement from his family on Tuesday. Often called the "Father of South African jazz,"... more info

Hugh Masekela dies aged 78

2345 days ago
Uncut The South African jazz trumpeter was battling prostate cancer Photo by Judith Burrows/Getty Images The South African jazz trumpeter was battling prostate cancer The post Hugh Masekela dies aged 78 appeared first on Uncut. more info

Hugh Masekela RIP

2345 days ago
The QuietusThe great South African jazz trumpeter and human rights activist died this morning, at home in Johannesburg more info

Hugh Masekela, Trumpeter and Anti-Apartheid Activist, Dies at 78

2345 days ago
New York TimesThe pioneer of South African jazz came to the forefront of the country’s music in the 1950s as a member of the Jazz Epistles, gaining international fame after moving to the United States in 1960. more info

Hugh Masekela & Larry Willis, Barbican, review: 'royally entertaining'

3304 days ago
The TelegraphThis pair of grizzled old-timers had everyone whooping with delight at the Barbican, says Ivan Hewett more info

Afropop stars coming to Bay Area

3402 days ago
Mercury News, CaliforniaHugh Masekela, Vusi Mahlasela and Ladysmith Black Mambazo have concerts in Berkeley, San Francisco and Santa Cruz in the next two weeks. more info

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