South Africa

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Unformatted text preview: (Traditional, arrangement by Caiaphas Semenya, Herb Alpert, Hugh Masekela) Performed by Herb Alpert and Hugh Masekela, from Herb Alpert • Hugh Masekela [A&M LP SP- 728, 1978] o This traditional South African tune is performed by American trumpeter Herb Alpert and South African flugelhorn- player and musician- in- exile Hugh Masekela. o The arrangement includes distinctive Zulu features such as the ukuvamba (strumming) guitar style and isicathamiya choral singing style. o style was called township jive (Zulu – mbqanga) • • - late 50s, early 60s, we get dancehall version of Kwela • townhalls had large rooms for meetings, but in the weekends used as a dancehall • • “Kulukhuni (It’s Hard)” (Bheki Ngcobo) Ihashi Elimhlophe, from Jive Soweto: The Indestructible Beat of Soweto, Volume 4 [Earthworks CD CAROL 2425- 2, 1992)] o It’s hard, but we keep going. We are men and we accept it. We are determined to continue even if it’s hard. We accept the situation. (Rap): Ihashi is travelling around the mountains like a horse coming over a hill, at first only the ears are visible then the whole body; Ihashi may on...
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