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Hugh Masakela  - Bring Back Nelson Mandela. #RIPNelsonMandela

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Hugh Masekela performing at the Michael Schimmel Theater.

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Legendary jazz/afrobeat horn player Hugh Masakela is currently on a North American tour in support of his most recent album, 2012’s Jabulani. That tour comes to the NYC-area this month for shows at Tarrytown Music Hall on April 17, Wesleyan University’s Crowell Concert Hall on April 19, and Pace University’s Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts on April 20. The Wesleyan show is sold out but tickets for Tarrytown and the Pace show are on sale now.
All dates are listed below:

4/6 Rialto Center for the Arts Atlanta, GA 4/7 North Carolina Blumenthall Performing Arts Center Charlotte, NC 4/8 Outreach Charlotte NC 4/9 Weis Performing Arts Center Lewisburg, PA 4/12 Lisner Auditorium Washington, DC 4/13 Carolina Theatre of Durham Durham, NC 4/14 Zellerbach theatre Philadelphia, PA 4/17 Tarrytown Music Hall Tarrytown, NY 4/18 Capitol Center for the Arts Concord, NH 4/19 Crowell Concert Hall Middletown, CT 4/20 Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts New York, NY 4/21 Berklee Performance Center Boston, MA 4/23 Jack Singer Concert Hall Calgary, AB 4/25 Winspear Centre Edmonton, AB 4/26 Carriage House/Montalvo Ctr Saratoga, CA 4/27 Marin Center San Rafael, CA

Watch the video for “Sossie/Makoti" from Jabulani.
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Legendary jazz/afrobeat horn player Hugh Masakela is currently on a North American tour in support of his most recent album, 2012’s Jabulani. That tour comes to the NYC-area this month for shows at Tarrytown Music Hall on April 17, Wesleyan University’s Crowell Concert Hall on April 19, and Pace University’s Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts on April 20. The Wesleyan show is sold out but tickets for Tarrytown and the Pace show are on sale now.

All dates are listed below:

4/6 Rialto Center for the Arts Atlanta, GA
4/7 North Carolina Blumenthall Performing Arts Center Charlotte, NC
4/8 Outreach Charlotte NC
4/9 Weis Performing Arts Center Lewisburg, PA
4/12 Lisner Auditorium Washington, DC
4/13 Carolina Theatre of Durham Durham, NC
4/14 Zellerbach theatre Philadelphia, PA
4/17 Tarrytown Music Hall Tarrytown, NY
4/18 Capitol Center for the Arts Concord, NH
4/19 Crowell Concert Hall Middletown, CT
4/20 Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts New York, NY
4/21 Berklee Performance Center Boston, MA
4/23 Jack Singer Concert Hall Calgary, AB
4/25 Winspear Centre Edmonton, AB
4/26 Carriage House/Montalvo Ctr Saratoga, CA
4/27 Marin Center San Rafael, CA

Watch the video for “Sossie/Makoti" from Jabulani.

(source)

You haven’t lived until you’ve seen Hugh Masakela perform this song live.

SONG COVER: Wynter Gorden - Stimela (Hugh Masakela)

US singer-songwriter Wynter Gordon covers on of Hugh Masakela’s most classic hit song ‘Stimela’.

Stimela is a Zulu word meaning ‘steam/coal train’ and the song refers to the harsh life of black migrant workers in South Africa.