Hugh Masekela

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Hugh Masekela

Masekela performing in 2009
Background information
Igama lokuzalwa Hugh Ramopolo Masekela
Ubezalwa 4 ngoMbaso 1939(1939-04-04)
Witbank, eNingizimu Afrika
Ubefa 23 ngoMasingane 2018(2018-01-23) (iminyaka ama-78)
IGoli, eNingizimu Afrika
Izinhlobo Jazz, Afrobeat
Abasebenzi Musician, singer, composer, bandleader
Amathuluzi Trumpet, flugelhorn, trombone and cornet
Isikhathi 1956–2018
Amaqembu Mercury, MGM, Uni, Chisa, Blue Thumb, Casablanca Records, Heads Up, Verve, Polygram


U-Hugh Ramopolo Masekela (4 ngoMbasa 1939 - 23 ngoMasingana 2018) uyi-trumpeter, flugelhorn ist, cornet, umculi nomculi. Wayenguyise womethuli waseMelika uSal Masekela. Wayaziwa ngezingoma zakhe ze-jazz, kanye nokubhala owaziwa kakhulu ngezingoma ezazilwa nobandlululo njenge "Soweto Blues" nethi "Bring Him Back Home".

Isiqalo sokuphila[hlela | edit source]

UMasekela wazalwa Kwa-Guqa Township, eWitbank, eNingizimu Afrika. Waqala ukucula nokudlala ipiyano esemncane. Lapho eneminyaka engama-14, ngemva kokubona ifilimu esihloko sithi Young Man with a Horn (lapho u-Kirk Douglas idlala khona umlingiswa ohlongozwayo e-American jazz cornetist Bix Beiderbecke, uMasekela waqala ukudlala icilongo efundiswa U-Archbishop Trevor Huddleston, umfundisi omkhulu owayelwa nobandlululo eSt. Peter's Secondary School. [1]

U-Huddleston ubuze umholi we-"Johannesburg" Owamantombazane "kaMasipala waseBrass Band, uMalume Sauda, ​​ukuthi afundise uMasekela amacilongo okudlala amacilongo. UMasekela washeshe wazi kahle insimbi. Ngokushesha, abanye abafunda naye nabo baqala ukuthakazela ukudlala izinsimbi, okuholela ekwakheni i-Huddleston Jazz Band, eNingizimu Afrika yokuqala ye-orchestra yomusha. Ngo-1956, ngemuva kokuhola ezinye izinhlangano, uMasekela wajoyina i-Alfred Herbert i-African Jazz Revue.

Kusukela nge-1954, uMasekela waydlala umculo obonisa ngokujulile ukuphila kwakhe. Ukuhlukumeza, ukungqubuzana nokuxhaphaza iNingizimu Afrika ebhekene nayo phakathi neminyaka yezi-1950 ne-1960 yaphefumulelwa futhi yathonya ukuba enze umculo futhi usakaze ushintsho lwezepolitiki. Umculo wakhe wawubeka obala ngokucacile izinkinga nezinsizi, kanye nezinjabulo nezinkanuko zezwe lakhe (Ningizimu Afrika). Umculo wakhe wawulwa nobandlululo, ubugqila, uhulumeni wobadluluo; Izinkinga zabantu babephila ngaphansi kwazo eNingizimu Afrika. UMasekela wafinyelela kubantu abaningi abazizwa becindezelwe ngenxa yesimo sezwe.[2] [3]

Ngemuva kokuvakasha eNingizimu Afrika nge-1958, uMasekela washaywa e-orchestra yomculo King Kong, ebhalwe ngu-Todd Matshikiza. "'INkosi Kong' 'yile mpumelelo yaseBrazil yaseNingizimu Afrika, ivakashela izwe ngomnyaka othengisiwe no Miriam Makeba kanye noManhattan Brothers' Nathan Mdledle. Umculo kamuva waya eLondon West End iminyaka emibili.

Ukufa kwakhe[hlela | edit source]

Mhla zi-23 ngoMasingana 2018 uMasikela kwabikwa ukuthi udlulie emhlabeni esenimanyaka engama-78 ebulawa isifo somdlavuza esabe sesimxine iminyaka eminingi.

Imithombo[hlela | edit source]

  1. Fairweather, Digby, The Rough Guide to Jazz, St. Martin's Press (2004), p. 13 – Template:ISBN
  2. UStanley Niaah, Sonjah. "Mapping of Black Atlantic Performance Geographies: From Slave Ship to Ghetto". In Katherine McKittrick and Clyde Woods (eds), Black Geographies and the Politics of Place, Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 2007, pp. 193–217.
  3. Hugh Masekela – Home Page.Ikhasi laseKhaya.