Hard to believe that such a dire and dramatic year could inspire such an abundance of remarkable albums. Or maybe, on the contrary, the multitude of emotions sparked by the pandemic and our new life’s circumstances might have been the main reasons why musicians were able to write, record and...
With the very recent passing of Tony Allen, this set of recordings has special significance. He and South African trumpeter Hugh Masekela had been planning on making a record together for years and in 2010 this finally was about to become a reality. Producer Nick Gold got the two titans...
04/04/2019 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm Etuk Ubong presents: Hugh Masekela At 80 The Jazz Cafe, London
Preview: A Celebration of Hugh Masekela’s Life and Music @ Southbank Centre (London; Sunday 18th November)
On 3rd January 2018, one of the world’s finest and most inspirational horn players died. After a career of changing music, and not just in his homeland of South Africa, Hugh Masekela was sadly taken from the world of jazz. Having been a figure of defiance throughout apartheid, and a...
18/11/2018 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm A celebration of the life and music of Hugh Masekela Southbank Centre, London
10/11/2017 - 19/11/2017 10:00 am - 11:59 pm EFG London Jazz Festival 2017
- 12:00 am - 12:00 am Hugh Masekela & Larry Willis Barbican Centre, London
12:00 am - 12:00 am Hugh Masekela And Larry Willis Royal Northern College Of Music, Manchester
- 12:00 am - 12:00 am Womad Festival (fri) Charlton Park, Malmesbury
- 12:00 am - 12:00 am Back2black Festival (sat) Old Billingsgate, London