Remembering Hugh Masekela
Sunday, January 28
Sunday on Soulsations, we remember legendary South African jazz musician Hugh Masekela. He passed away in Johannesburg on Tuesday, Jan. 23, at the age of 78. The trumpeter's global hit "Grazing In The Grass" was released 50 years ago. Masekela produced more than 40 albums. He is known for his song that’s considered the anti-apartheid anthem, "Bring Home Nelson Mandela," recorded in 1986. Masekela returned to South Africa after Mandela’s release in 1990.