Topic: Hugh Masekela
In U.S., African musicians find more opportunity and audiences.
South African jazz legend Hugh Masekela says the protest songs of apartheid need a sequel and suggests how.
06/22/2011 10:34 am
Many of South Africa's poorest are spreading rumors that all foreign migrant workers will be chased from their homes or killed after the World Cup. But at a concert this week, South Africa jazz great Hugh Masekela reminded South Africans of the essential humanity of their concept of ubuntu.
07/09/2010 04:40 pm
Nelson Mandela sent a message, via South African President Jacob Zuma, that the revelers should enjoy themselves. They took it to heart.
06/11/2010 04:26 pm
On the eve of the World Cup, a concert featuring the Black Eyed Peas, Shakira, and South African entertainers took place in Soweto.
06/10/2010 04:37 pm
FIFA failed to include a single South African act in a June 10 concert to kick off the World Cup soccer tournament this summer in South Africa. After a minor uproar, they added five new acts to a list topped by Shakira.
05/07/2010 01:03 pm
Ken Burns' explores the national parks, Stargate fans get a new infusion of space travel, Putumayo celebrates Spain in its latest CD compilation, and more.
10/05/2009 01:00 am
Bill Frisell's creativity on full display, African jazz, Andy Sheppard's long-awaited solo project, and a stunning Art Pepper compilation.
09/16/2009 01:00 am