Hugh Masekela Songs 2020 (Best 10): From the South African jazz legend comes 20 of the best songs of Hugh Masekela. in the Memory of the Fallen South African jazz maestro Hugh Masekela.
Trumpeter, composer, and singer Hugh Masekela give voice to South African jazz, he was most vocal anti-apartheid activists in the country. But his message passed through his music and politics was on hope, joy, and unity. He mixed together pop and jazz on the bright and brassy “Grazing in the Grass.”.
Hugh Ramapolo Masekela was a trumpeter from South Africa, and also a flugelhornist, cornetist, singer and composer. Many described Him as the “the father of South African jazz”. Masekela was known for his jazz songs such as “Soweto Blues” and “Bring Him Back Home”
He was Born on 4 April 1939, Witbank and Died on 23 January 2018, Johannesburg, with Spouse: Elinam Cofie (m. 1999–2018), Chris Calloway (m. 1968–1968), Miriam Makeba (m. 1964–1966).