Jazz Legend Hugh Masekela passes on-Kenyalivenews.com
Jazz Legend Hugh Masekela passes on

Legendary South African trumpeter, composer and singer Hugh Masekela has died at the age of 78, after a battle with prostate cancer, his family has announced.

Globally-acclaimed jazz maestro Masekela last performed in Nairobi in 2016 when he jetted in for the Safaricom Jazz Lounge that took place on August 12, 2016.

The two-time Grammy Award nominee has released over 40 albums in a career spanning over 60 years.