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Hugh Masekela and
Vusi Mahlasela

20 Years of Freedom

March 11, 2015


Two South African musical ambassadors and freedom fighters, singer-songwriter Vusi Mahlasela and trumpeter/vocalist Hugh Masekela, join forces for a celebration of 20 years of democracy in their homeland, performing music of the anti-apartheid movement with a stellar backing band. For the first time, Mahlasela's warm, powerful voice meets Masekela's clarion trumpet in songs that are "optimistic and soulful, delivered with an intensity that captures the attention and embraces the heart" (Los Angeles Times).

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Program Notes

Program notes are available online. [PDF]


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