Hugh Masekela & The Union of South Africa is the thirteen studio album by South African jazz trumpeter Hugh Masekela released via Chisa Records label in May 1971. The album was re-released on CD in 1994 on MoJazz label. Design, photography – Barry Feinstein, Tom Wilkes. Engineer – Lewis Peters. Engineer – Rik Pekkonen. Producer – Stewart Levine. Vocals, alto saxophone – Caiphus Semenya. Vocals, trombone – Jonas Gwangwa. Vocals, trumpet – Hugh Masekela.
Complete your Hugh Masekela & The Union Of South Africa collection. This record has a totally different tracklisting. Firstly it is a compilation of the Union Of South Africa and Reconstruction records and the tracklisting scrambled very different.
Hugh Masekela & the Union of South Africa is an inspired mix of soul, highlife, and even New Orleans jazz. This works excellently on the old-fashioned "Goin' Back to New Orleans" and the fast-moving "Ade" and "Dyambo" where horn lines, call-and-response singing, and funky guitars, together with African rhythms, create furious dance music. But some of the slower numbers seem to be left without direction, a fact that is only partly covered by Masekela's trumpet playing
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By the early seventies, Masekela had already scored a hit with "Grazing in the Grass" and was turning his attention to his geographic roots, the South African horn jive dubbed "township bo. This album is simply unsurpassed in its musicianship, and is also a remarkable anti-apartheid statement, coming a full decade or so before it was brought to mainstream America's attention. Of special note here is the soulful "To Get ! Ourselves Together", along with beautiful poly-rhythms in "Ade" and "Johannesburg Hi-Lite Jive. Masekela fans absolutely must have this album; it's tight, inside jazz. Don't expect anything other than quick, major chord progressions and little self-indulgence. Outside" purists might want to stay away, but only if they want to leave a brilliant album in quiet, unadulterated obscurity. download (mp3 @256 kbs)
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|1||Goin' Back To New Orleans||5:07|
|3||To Get Ourselves Together||2:52|
|4||Johannesburg Hi-Lite Jive||3:57|
|9||Hush (Somebody's Calling My Name)||3:34|
- Recorded At – Poppi Studios
- Distributed By – Motown Record Corporation
- Coordinator [Reissue] – Dana Smart
- Design [Album], Photography – Barry Feinstein, Tom Wilkes
- Design [Reissue Packaging] – Graphics Plus
- Engineer – Lewis Peters
- Engineer [Remix] – Rik Pekkonen
- Executive-Producer [Reissue] – Bruce Walker , Steve McKeever
- Producer – Stewart Levine
- Reissue Producer – Brant Biles, Robert Margouleff
- Remastered By – Joe Gastwirt
- Vocals, Alto Saxophone – Caiphus (Caution) Semenya*
- Vocals, Trombone – Jonas (Mosa) Gwangwa*
- Vocals, Trumpet – Hugh Masekela
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Barcode: 7 31453-0330-2 3
|CS 808||Hugh Masekela & The Union Of South Africa||Hugh Masekela & The Union Of South Africa (LP, Album)||Chisa Records, Inc.||CS 808||US||1971|
|1C 062-93 038||Hugh Masekela & The Union Of South Africa||Hugh Masekela & The Union Of South Africa (LP)||Rare Earth||1C 062-93 038||Germany||1971|
|TMC 5195||Hugh Masekela & The Union Of South Africa||Hugh Masekela & The Union Of South Africa (LP, Album)||Tamla Motown||TMC 5195||South Africa||1971|
|SRE 3002||Hugh Masekela & The Union Of South Africa||Hugh Masekela & The Union Of South Africa (LP)||Rare Earth||SRE 3002||UK||1971|
|GSC 378||Hugh Masekela & The Union Of South Africa||Hugh Masekela & The Union Of South Africa (Cass, Album)||Motown||GSC 378||South Africa||1995|