Hugh Masekela

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Hugh Masekela

Masekela performing in 2009
Background information
Igama wozalwa Hugh Ramopolo Masekela
Ubezalwa (1939-04-04) 4 ngoMbaso 1939 (Iminyaka 78)
Witbank, South Africa
Izinhlobo Jazz, Afrobeat
Abasebenzi Musician, singer, composer, bandleader
Amathuluzi Trumpet, flugelhorn, trombone and cornet
Isikhathi 1956–present
Amaqembu Mercury, MGM, Uni, Chisa, Blue Thumb, Casablanca Records, Heads Up, Verve, Polygram


U-Hugh Ramopolo Masekela (owazalwa ngo-4 Ephreli 1939) uyi-trumpeter, flugelhorn ist, cornet, umculi nomculi. Unguyise we-American host host Sal Masekela. Uyaziwa ngezingoma zakhe ze-jazz, kanye nokubhala owaziwa kakhulu anti-apartheid songs njenge "Soweto Blues" nokuthi "Bring Him Back Home".

Isiqalo sokuphila[hlela | edit source]

UMasekela wazalwa eKwa-Guqa Township, Witbank, eNingizimu Afrika. Waqala ukucula nokudlala ipiyano esemncane. Lapho eneminyaka engu-14, ngemva kokubona ifilimu Young Man with a Horn (lapho i-Kirk Douglas idlala khona umlingiswa ohlongozwayo e-American jazz cornetist Bix Beiderbecke, uMasekela waqala ukudlala icilongo. U-Archbishop uTrevor Huddleston, umfundisi omkhulu we-anti-wobandlululo 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 ngo-1954, uMasekela udlale umculo obonisa ngokujulile ukuphila kwakhe. Ukuhlukumeza, ukungqubuzana nokuxhaphaza iNingizimu Afrika ebhekene nayo phakathi neminyaka yama-1950 no-1960 yaphefumulelwa futhi yathonya ukuba enze umculo futhi usakaze ushintsho lwezepolitiki. Wayengumculi omculo wakhe obala ngokucacile izinkinga nezinsizi, kanye nezinjabulo nezinkanuko zezwe lakhe. Umculo wakhe wabhikisha mayelana nobandlululo, ubugqila, uhulumeni; Izinkinga zabantu babephila. UMasekela wafinyelela kubantu abaningi abazizwa becindezelwe ngenxa yesimo sezwe.[2] [3]

Ngemuva kokuvakasha eNingizimu Afrika ngo-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.

Izinkomba[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.