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Inspired by South African wedding traditions remembered from his youth, trumpeter Hugh Masekela's 2012 album Jabulani is a celebratory mix of jazz, pop, and African sounds. Backed by a bevy of talented musicians even including a small choir, Masekela is in top form throughout this celebratory album. From the opening anthemic "Sossie" to the earthy "Bambezela" and the bright and happy "Makoti (Bride)," Masekela brings his rousing trumpet and flügelhorn style to these joyous tracks that more often than not also feature his passionate and rousing vocals.

Product Details

Release Date: 01/31/2012
Label: Razor & Tie
UPC: 0793018332422
catalogNumber: 83324
Rank: 10457

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Hugh Masekela   Primary Artist,Flugelhorn,Vocals
Ntokozo Zungu   Guitar
Don Laka   Keyboards
Fana Zulu   Bass Guitar
Xoli Nkosi   Keyboards
Godfrey Mgcina   Percussion,Drums
Happy J. Motha   Background Vocals
Gugu Shezi   Background Vocals
Kuki Mncube   Background Vocals
Randal Skippers   Keyboards
Nondumiso Zondeki   Background Vocals
Linda Thobela   Background Vocals
Lihle Mbanjwa   Background Vocals
Lee-Roy Sauls   Drums
Dudu Nhlapho   Background Vocals
Cameron Ward   Guitar
Bubele Mgele   Background Vocals
Bonginkosi Zulu   Background Vocals

Technical Credits

Hugh Masekela   Arranger,Composer,Liner Notes,Vocal Arrangements
Don Laka   Arranger,Producer
Traditional   Composer
Nathi Gcabashe   Composer
Fundile Mdingi   Composer
Jimmy Mojapelo   Composer
Abigail Kubheka   Composer

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