Get to Know the Show: Hugh Masekela
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March 6, 2013
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Where:||McGlohan Theater in Spirit Square
551 South Tryon Street
|Cost:||Free with RSVP|
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Dr. Tanure Ojaide, Professor in UNCC’s Africana Studies Department, will introduce the legendary South African trumpeter, composer, and jazz musician Hugh Masekela. Masekela has been a defining force in world music, the preservation of South Africa’s musical heritage, as well as the struggle for freedom and human rights both in Africa, and around the world.
Professor Ojaide will explore Masekela’s early life and career, as well as his musical style and its link with the culture and traditions of South Africa.
Please note: Hugh Masekela will not be in attendance at this event.
Complimentary refreshments will be served. RSVP is required. Seating is limited.