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Moh Dediouf, Eyrkah Badu Wow Cape Town Jazz Festival

Among the more than 30,000 jazz enthusiasts who filled Cape Town’s International Conference Centre for two nights of live music from around the world, South Africa’s minister of arts and culture was one of the most enthusiastic. 397 more words


Jazz Around the World - 9 April - South Africa

Welcome to South Africa. Today we are being treated to a performance by three different artists. My personal bucket list includes a trip here to stay for a month or so just soaking up the music scene…and hopefully joining in. 202 more words


Hugh Masekela at the Opera

I met Hugh Masekela today!

The 75-year-old South African jazz artist made the rounds at a few Smithsonian locations, concluding with an interview in our office at the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage. 98 more words


April 4 African American Historical Events

* Today in Black History – April 4 *

1915 – McKinley Morganfield is born in Rolling Fork, Mississippi. He
will be discovered in 1941 by two music archivists from the… 411 more words

African American History

Howard University Celebrates Centennial of Music Department

Jazz Concert and Events Mark Milestone Anniversary

By Stacy M. Brown
Hugh Masekela recently proclaimed that a classical people deserve a classical art.

The South African-born trumpeter, composer, singer and human rights activist made it a point to note that he was referring to jazz – particularly Howard University’s brand of jazz. 700 more words


Selected Events + Museum Special Exhibitions: Manhattan’s WestSide (04/04)

Today’s “Fab 5” / Selected NYCity Events – FRIDAY, APR. 04, 2014.

For other useful and curated NYCity event info for Manhattan’s WestSide check out:
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New York City Events

Still Grazing at 75yrs, Happy Birthday Bra Hugh

Man, after reading Hugh Masekela’s book Still Grazing you would know that this old man has really lived. Many lives. Wives. Music. Awards. Drugs. Rehabs. Music. 76 more words