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album by Hugh Masekela


Release Date 1966
Released52 years (approx) ago
Performer Hugh Ramopolo Masekela
Hugh Masekela, a South African trumpetist, composer, and singer

About Grrr

Grrr is the second studio album by South African musician Hugh Masekela. It was recorded in New York City and released in 1966 via Mercury Records. Grrr was re-released on LP in 1968 on Wing/Mercury labels as Hugh Masekela and on CD in 2003 on Verve label. On this record, he seamlessly fuses jazz ideas with the rhythmically complex South African music known as Mbaqanga.

Extra Info

Genre jazz
Record label Mercury Records
Follows Trumpet Africaine
Followed by The Americanization of Ooga Booga