Hugh Masekela

Hugh Masekela is an innovator In the World Music And Jazz Scene

Hugh Masekela

Wednesday, October 13

Bowker 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
Valley Advocate




Pioneer Valley Periodontics



Associated Events

"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 Masekela

WFCR'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




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