Hugh Masekela is an innovator In the World Music And Jazz Scene
Wednesday, October 13Bowker Auditorium 7:30 pm
$30, $20; Five College/GCC/STCC students and youth 17 and under: $10
Legendary South African Trumpeter Hugh Masekela is an innovator in the world music and jazz scene and is an active performer, composer, producer and a defining force in the struggle for human rights in both Africa and around the world. If you are a child of the 60s, surely you remember his hit "Grazing in the Grass."
"Hugh Masekela is a musician with a real soul. He has a genuine warm, charismatic, and simple way of building special relationships, both with his fellow musicians and with an audience" (London Jazz ).
The Valley Advocate, WFCR/WNNZ, Pioneer Valley Periodontics
"Umlando--Through My Father's Eye"A film that follows Masekela and his American-born son Salema, an ESPN reporter for the FIFA World Cup
Tuesday, October 12 Augusta Savage Gallery
Free and open to the public.,6:30 pm
Artist Talk with Sal and Hugh MasekelaWFCR's Kari Njiiri engages Masekela and his son Sal in a Public Conversation
Wednesday, October 13 Bowker Auditorium
Free and open to the public.,1:30 pm to 2:45 pm