Kente Arts Alliance

The Legendary
Hugh Masekela

Sunday, March 30th


New Hazlett Theater
6 Allegheny Square East
(North Side) 15212

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Kente Arts Alliance Continued
the Africa Calling Series
with South African Legend

Performed: Sunday, March 30, 2014

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Photo by: Saihou Njie
Show Track: Grazing In The Grass

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Legendary South African trumpeter Hugh Masekela is an innovator in the world music and jazz scene and continues to tour the world as a performer, composer, producer and activist. This iconic artist is best known for his Grammy-nominated hit single, Grazing in the Grass which sold over 4 million copies in 1968 and made him an international star. He later played an integral role in Paul Simon’s tour behind the classic album Graceland, which was one of the first pop records to introduce African music to a broader public.

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