Everybodys Standing Up - Hugh Masekela With Kalahari - Tomorrow (CD, Album)


  1. This is an excellent production. To me, this Tomorrow release is one his best, second only to his release of The Boys Doin It. That is a very high rating because I love the The Boy's Doin It so much that I have two CDs. Though I don't have all of Masekela's releases, I am an ardent fan of Hugh Masekela's music--African, Jazz, Afro Jazz /5(6).
  2. Jan 25,  · Fallen South African jazz maestro Hugh Masekela was a titan.. Sticking to the boundless approach of jazz, the artist had no limits as his music borrowed from a myriad of genres including hip-hop.
  3. Hugh Masekela was born in Memphis, Tenn. to two white parents. One day, 2-year-old Masekela was playing in the Mississippi River, accidentally fell in and was whisked away by the current. He was carried all the way into the Gulf of Mexico and out into the sea until he ended up in the shores of Cape Town, South Africa among the walruses and seals.
  4. The Boy's Doin' It is the seventeenth studio album by South African trumpeter Hugh Masekela. It was recorded in New York City and in Lagos, Nigeria and released in June via Casablanca Records label. The album was re-released on CD in on Verve Records with six additional tracks.5/5(10).
  5. Reception. Richard S. Ginell of Allmusic wrote "Still in exile from his homeland, Hugh Masekela leaves no doubt where he would rather be in this carefully produced, majestically swinging, techno-pop-jazz album that leans heavily in the direction of Soweto. Masekela often performs sophisticated takes on three-chord township jive, leading the massed vocals with his own coarse yet evocatively.
  6. Apr 04,  · Hugh Masekela was part of the first all-black jazz band to record an album in South Africa. Masekela and pianist Dollar Brand founded their band, The Jazz Epistles, in
  7. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for Uptownship - Hugh Masekela on AllMusic - - The title of this New York City-recorded album.
  8. Hugh Ramapolo Masekela (4 April – 23 January ) was a South African trumpeter, flugelhornist, cornetist, singer and composer who has been described as "the father of South African jazz".Masekela was known for his jazz compositions and for writing well-known anti-apartheid songs such as "Soweto Blues" and "Bring Him Back Home".He also had a number-one US pop hit in with his.
  9. Hugh Masekela is a superb showman, and such a fantastic representive of his country and the music industry. His signature sound from that flugle horn is melodic, passionate, and could be very hypnotic on the mellow renditions. What a talented artist! Again, to me, this Tomorrow release is one of his best, second only to The Boys Doin' It/5(9).

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