DISCOGRAPHY: 1955-1969
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Father Huddleston Band
Johannesberg, South Africa: c. July 1956

Hugh Masekela (tp); Jonas Gwangwa (tb); Zakes Moyake (ts); "Chips" Molopyane (as); "Daddy" Makau (p)' Monty Mahobe (b); George Makhene (d).

a. Ndenzeni Na? (What Have I Done?) (George Makhene) - 2:16
b. Misfhane
c. Motsoala

Note: Special thanks to Ben Masumba Robertson for detail of this addition.

Issues: a on Nascente (E) NSCD 022 [CD] titled TOWNSHIP JAZZ 'N' JIVE: 18 SOUTH AFRICAN URBAN SWING CLASSICS FROM THE JIVIN' 50s, Mango 314-524 305-2 [CD] titled MANDELA: SON OF AFRICA, FATHER OF A NATION, Palm World Voices 3132 [CD/DVD] titled MANDELA and Wrasse (E) WRASS 036 [CD] titled NATURAL JAZZ: A JOURNEY THROUGH AMERICAN AND SOUTH AFRICAN JAZZ. a-c on Gallo (SA) HQ CD 08 [CD] titled TOWNSHIP SWING JAZZ VOL. 1.


JAZZ IN AFRICA 
John Mehegan
Johannesburg, South Africa: 1959

Hugh Masekela (tp); Jonas Gwangwa (tb); Kippie Moeketsi (as); Johnny Mehegan (p); Claude Shange (b); Gene Latimore (d).

a. Lover Come Back To Me (Romberg/Hammerstein)
b. Body & Soul (Green/Sour/Heyman/Eyton) 
c. That Old Devil Moon (Lane/Harburg)
d. Yesterdays
e. Twelve By Twelve (aka Twelve Times Twelve) (traditional, adapted by Davashe)
f. Mambovana
g. Johnny's Idea
h. Like Someone In Love
i. Angel Eyes
j. Yardbird Suite (Charlie Parker)

Issues: a-j on Continental CONT9. a-c, e & j also on Kaz (E) KAZ24 [CD], Camden (E) CDN-1004 [CD] titled JAZZ IN AFRICA VOLUME 1.  


JAZZ EPISTLE: VERSE 1
Jazz Epistles 
Sophiatown, South Africa: September 1959

Hugh Masekela (tp); Jonas Gwangwa (tb); Kippie Moeketsi (as); Dollar Brand (Abdullah Ibrahim) (p); Johnny Gertze (b); Makhaya Ntshoko (d).

a. Dollar's Moods (Hugh Masekela)
b. Blues For Hughie (Kippie Moeketsi)
c. Uka-Jonga Phambili (Dollar Brand)
d. I Remember Billy (Kippie Moeketsi)
e. Vary-Oo-Vum (Dollar Brand)
f. Carol's Drive (Kippie Moeketsi)
g. Gafsa (Dollar Brand)
h. Scullery Department (Kippie Moeketsi)

Issues: a-h on Continental (SA) CONT14, Gallo-Cont (SA) GALP14, Celluloid 66892-2 [CD]. 
Samplers: a-c & f-g also on Kaz (E) KAZ24 [CD], Camden (E) CDN-1004 [CD] titled JAZZ IN AFRICA VOLUME 1.  h also on Music Club 50095 [CD] titled FREEDOM BLUES: SOUTH AFRICAN JAZZ UNDER APARTHIED


Jazz Epistles
Live at Selbourne Hall, Johannesburg: October 13, 1959

Hugh Masekela (tp); Jonas Gwangwa (tb); Kippie Moeketsi (as); Dollar Brand (Abdullah Ibrahim) (p); Johnny Gertze (b); Makaya Ntshoko (d); Tandie Khumalo (aka Tandie Klaasen), Tholo Mgcina (aka Sophie Mgcina Davies), Mummy Girl Nketle (of the Skylarks), Abigail Kubeka (of the Skylarks) (vcl).

a. Chi Chi (Charlie Parker)
b. Au Privave (Charlie Parker)
c. A Night In Tunisia (Dizzy Gillespie)
d. Cherokee (Ray Noble)
e. Caravan (Duke Ellington)
f. I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good) (Paul Webster/Duke Ellington)

Note: Information about this session is inclueded in the book "Abdullah Ibrahim: A Discography" (Second Edition) by Lars Rasmussen.

Issues: None
Producer: Julian Beinart


KING KONG
The Original Stage Cast
South Africa: c. 1959

Cast (Principals): Nathan Mdledle, Miriam Makeba, Joseph Mogotsi, Stephen Moloi, Helen Gama, Dan Poho, Ruth Nkonyane, James Thompson, Rufus Khoza, Ronnie Majola, Boy Nawenya, Jerry Tsange, Bennet Masango, Gwigwi Mrwebi, Phyllis Mqomo, Desiree Mkele, Esme Raborithi, Victor Ndlaziwani, Abigail Kubeka, Hazel Futa, Suzan Gabashane, Fats Peterson, Lefty Maruping, Ken Gampu, Tandi Kumalo (aka Tandie Klaasen), Priscilla Booi, Denis Nene, Sonnyboy Chwene, Meshack Mosia, Dorothy Dube, Peter Radebe, George Themba, Linda Mhlongo, Comet Mdledle, Welcome Phatho, Marjorie Jordan, General Duze, Richard Mathison, Joyce Mdakane, Philip Ndlapo. Cast (People Of The Township): The Chord Sisters (Mabel Mafuya, Mary Thobei, Thandeka Mpambane), The Swanky Spots (James Mabena, Letta Mbulo (aka Letta Mbulu), Johnny Dlamini, Jerry Dube, Joseph Nyembe, Bobby Mphahlela), The Saints (Samuel Kgasoane, Sidney Motha, Josiah Makhene, George Tau), Penny Whistlers (Joseph Dlamini, Petrus Dlamini, Elliot Dlamini, Moses Sethole, Simon Khubeka), Queen Page Boys (Gideon Kumiwa, Gilbert Ngonca, Thomas Motsoene), Katzenjammer Kids (Johnny Tsagane, Stephen More, Joseph Tshunyane, Caiphus Semenya), Crazy Folks (Ephriam Ngwenya, Ezekiel Mazibuko, Isaac Monaheng, Paul Matje). Band: Joseph Rubushe, Hugh Masekela, Simon Chose (tp); Gwangwa Jonas (aka Jonas Gwangwa), Dougmore Slinga (tb); Mackay Devashe (ts, orchestration, arr, leader); Sylvester Phahlane (ts); Christopher Coka (bass s); Gwigwi Mrwebi (cl); Kiepie Moeketsi (aka Kippie Moeketsi) (as, orchestration, arr); Sol Klaaste (p, orchestration, arr); General Duze (g); Jacob Lepere (b); Ben Maoela (d); Stanley Glasser (musical d, orchestration, arr); Arnold Dover (choreography); Harry Bloom (book).

a. Sad Times, Bad Times (Todd Matshikiza/Pat Williams)
b. Marvelous Muscles (Todd Matshikiza/Pat Williams)  
c. King Kong (Todd Matshikiza/Pat Williams)  
d.
Kwela Kong (Todd Matshikiza/Pat Williams)  
e.
Back Of The Moon (Todd Matshikiza/Pat Williams)  
f.
Petal's Song (Todd Matshikiza/Pat Williams)  
g.
Damn Him (Todd Matshikiza/Pat Williams)  
h.
Strange Things Happen (Todd Matshikiza/Pat Williams
i.
Better Than New (Todd Matshikiza/Pat Williams)  
j.
Mad (Todd Matshikiza/Pat Williams)  
k.
Quickly In Love (Todd Matshikiza/Pat Williams)  
l.
In The Queue (Todd Matshikiza/Pat Williams)  
m.
It's A Wedding (Todd Matshikiza/Pat Williams)  
n.
Death Song (Todd Matshikiza/Pat Williams) 

Issues: a-n on Gallotone (SA) GALP 1040, Celluloid 66890-2 [CD] (issued 1991). 
Samplers: a also on ATO 0009 [CD] titled AMANDLA! A REVOLUTION IN FOUR-PART HARMONY. e Wrasse (E) WRASS 036 [CD] titled NATURAL JAZZ: A JOURNEY THROUGH AMERICAN AND SOUTH AFRICAN JAZZ. e & k also on Wrasse (E) WRASS 062 [CD] titled MIRIAM MAKEBA - THE DEFINITIVE COLLECTION. l also on Mango 314-524 305-2 [CD] titled MANDELA: SON OF AFRICA, FATHER OF A NATION and
Palm World Voices 3132 [CD/DVD] titled MANDELA.   


Jazz Epistles
Live at Radio Station SABC, Johannesburg: prob. 1960 

Hugh Masekela (tp); Jonas Gwangwa (tb); Kippie Moeketsi (as); Dollar Brand (Abdullah Ibrahim) (p); Johnny Gertze (b); Makaya Ntshoko (d).

(unknown titles prob. inc. "Mating Call," "South Easter" and "Water's Edge")

Note: Information about this session is included in the book "Abdullah Ibrahim: A Discography" (Second Edition) by Lars Rasmussen.

Issues: None
Producer: Yvonne Huskisson


Jazz Dazzlers
Cape Town, South Africa: July 15, 1960

Hugh Masekela (tp); Jonas Gwangwa (tb); Mackay Davashe (ts); Kippie Moeketsi, Benny "Gwigwi" Mrwebe (as); Sol Klaaste (p); General Duze (g); Jacob Lepere (b); Ben Mawela (d).

a. Hamba Gwi (Gwigwi Mrwebe/S. Segoe)
b. Fika Swanee (Gwigwi Mrwebe/S. Segoe)
c. Fuduwa (Jonas Gwangwa)

Issues: a-c on Gallo (SA) CDZAC 54 [CD] titled TOWNSHIP SWING JAZZ! VOL. 2.


Jazz Dazzlers
South Africa: c. 1960
prob. Hugh Masekela (tp); Jonas Gwangwa (tb); Mackay Davashe (ts); Kippie Moeketsi, Benny "Gwigwi" Mrwebe (as); Sol Klaaste (p); General Duze (g); Jacob Lepere (b); Ben Mawela (d).

a. Bra Cokie (Hugh Masekela)
b. Road House (Kippie Moeketsi)
c. Give Me Your Hands

Issues: ?


THE LONG ROAD TO FREEDOM: AN ANTHOLOGY OF BLACK MUSIC
Various Artists (Harry Belafonte)
Various between 1961 and 1971

Emanuel N'Suba (cga); Garvin Masseau, Sonny Morgan, Taiwo Duvall, Robert Whitley, Al Humphrey, Moses Mianns, Adetunji A. Joda, James Folami, Solomon Ilori, Adegboyega Ilori, Olatunji Oyefuga, Tundi Ajayi, Emiko Amoye, Solomon Deji Adeyoyin, Daniel Olusegun, Simon Jiboku, Jemie Samson, Abby Ekwonna, Flora Etomi, Oluremi Okediji, Mosunmola Ilori, Eyo Okodi, Hugh Masekela, Jonas Gwangwa, Sunku Mofokeng, Doreen Faulkner, David Chikosi, Assad Kelada, Nadia Kelada Carolin Mandara, Mariam Ali, Willy Kiwanuka (vcl); Sherman Sneed (vocal contractor).

The Roots:
a. The Work Songs: Ake (Yoruba work chant, Nigeria) - 1:47
b. Festival Ceremonies: Oba Oba (Homage to a king, Yoruba, Nigeria) - 1:29

Note: Other titles (probably?) without Hugh Masekela

Issues: a-b on Buddah 99756 [CD].
Producer: Harry Belafonte, David Belafonte, Albert C. Pryor and Leonard de Paur. Executive Producer: Harry Belafonte, David Belafonte.
Engineer: ?
Notes: Harry Belafonte, Mari Evans.


THE MANY VOICES OF MIRIAM MAKEBA
Miriam Makeba
New York City: c. 1962

Miriam Makeba (overdubbed vcl).

a. Zenizenabo (Miriam Makeba) - 1:17
b. Nagula (Miriam Makeba) - 1:36

collective personnel inc. Hugh Masekela (tp); Ernie Calabria, Jack Check (g); Norman Keenan (b); Daniel Barrajanos, Julio Collazo, Michael Alexander, Rod Clavery, Ralph MacDonald (perc); Miriam Makeba (vcl); Harry Belafonte (arr); Ralph Hunter (cond).

c. Kilimanjaro (Glazer/Davashe) - 2:48

same or similar, add Hugh Masekela (tp).

d. Ntjilo Ntjilo (aka Ntyilo Mtyilo (The Love Bird)) (Miriam Makeba) - 2:23
e. Umqokozo (Miriam Makeba) - 2:05
f. Ngola Kurila (Miriam Makeba) - 3:13
g. Thanayi (Miriam Makeba) - 3:08

Hugh Masekela out.

h. Liwa Wechi (Miriam Makeba) - 2:49
i. Carnival (aka Manha de Carnaval) (Luiz Bonfa) - 2:28
j. Night Must Fall (Gordon/Eaves) - 1:55

same or similar, add Hugh Masekela (tp).

k. Love Tastes Like Strawberries (Sanders/Solomon) - 3:20

Hugh Masekela out. 

l. Can't Cross Over (Irving Burgie) - 3:21

Issues: a-l on Kapp KL-1274 (mono), Kapp KS-3274 (stereo) (issued March 1962). a-l also on Disques Esperance (Fr) CD-5563 [CD] titled LE MONDE DE MIRIAM MAKEBA.
Singles: a-l also on i & l also on Kapp 452 [45]. 
Samplers: c also on Wrasse (E) WRASS 062 [CD] titled MIRIAM MAKEBA - THE DEFINITIVE COLLECTION. e & k also on Kapp KL-1357 (mono), Kapp KS-3357 (stereo) titled MIDNIGHT HOOT.
Producer: Bob Bollard
Engineer: Bob Simpson
Notes: Harry Belafonte


THE MANY MOODS OF BELAFONTE
Harry Belafonte
prob. New York City: c. 1962

collective personnel inc. Ernie Calabria, Millard Thomas, Jay Berliner (g); John Cartwright, Norman Keenan, Bill Salter (b); Percy Brice (d); Aunchee Lee, Danny Barrajanos, Julio Collazo, Ralph MacDonald (perc); Harry Belafonte (vcl); Bill Eaton (arr).

a. Tongue Tie Baby (arr. and adapt. Bill Eaton) - 3:51
b. 'Long About Now (Hellerman/Minkoff) - 3:55
c. I'm On My Way To Saturday (Guryan) - 2:45
d. Summertime Love (Loesser) - 3:58
e. Lyla, Lyla (Zeira/Alterman) - 3:26
f. Zombie Jamboree (Mauge, Jr.) - 3:35
g. Try To Remember (Jones/Schmidt) - 3:24
h. Dark As A Dungeon (Travis) - 4:15

same or similar, with unknown (hca).

i. Betty An' Dupree (arr. and adapt. De Paur/Calabara) - 5:19

same or similar, with Hugh Masekela (tp).

j. Who's Gonna Be Your Man (Brooks) - 3:42

same or similar, with Miriam Makeba (vcl).

k. Bamotsweri (Miriam Makeba) - 2:33

Note: It's possible that Hugh Masekela is one of the background vocalists on "Zombie Jamboree," but RCA LPM/LSP-2574 credits no background vocalists.

Issues: a-k on RCA LPM/LSP-2574. 
Producer: Bob Bollard
Engineer: Bob Simpson
Notes: Bob Bollard


TRUMPET AFRICAINE
Hugh Masekela
New York City: c. early 1963

Hugh Masekela (tp); Hugo Montenegro (arr, cond) with others unknown.

a. 26519 (PB 10122) Satisfying Song (Miriam Makeba) - 2:04
b. 26520 (PB 10123) Merci Bon Dieu (F. Casseus) - 2:18

same or similar, except Hugh Masekela (tp, arr).

c. 26521 (PB 10124) House Of The Rising Sun - 2:52
d. 26522 (PB 10125) Sit Down (Lord I Can't Sit Down) - 3:00

same or similar, except Bob Gordon (arr).

e. 26523 (PB 10126) He's Gone Away - 2:22

same or similar, except Hugo Montenegro (arr,cond).

f. 26524 (PB 10127) Click Song (Miriam Makeba) - 2:29
g. 26525 (PB 10128) Guinean Song (Miriam Makeba/Hugh Masekela) - 2:12

same or similar, except, Hugh Masekela (tp,co-arr); Hugo Montenegro (co-arr,cond).

h. 26526 (PB 10129) Ox Driver's Song - 2:38

same or similar, except Hugh Masekela (tp,co-arr); Miriam Makeba (co-arr).

i. 26527 (PB 10130) Unhome - 2:39

same or similar, except Hugo Montenegro (arr,cond).

j. 26528 (PB 10131) Magwalandini (Miriam Makeba/Hugh Masekela) - 2:21
k. 26529 (PB 10132) Morning Of The Carnival (Theme From Black Orpheus)  
     (Luiz Bonfa) - 2:01
l. 26530 (PB 10133) Wimoweh (J. Linda) - 2:18 

Issues: a-l on Mercury MG-20797 (mono), Mercury SR-60797 (stereo) (issued August 1963). 
Singles: l & a also on Mercury 72120 [45].
Producer: Bob Bollard
Engineer: Bob Simpson
Notes: Unknown


THE WORLD OF MIRIAM MAKEBA
Miriam Makeba
New York City: June 20, 1963

Hugh Masekela (vcl, arr, cond) and Miriam Makeba (vcl) with unknown g, b, d, perc, vcl & strings.

a. Forbidden Games (Parker/Lanjean) - 2:56
b. Amampondo (Miriam Makeba) - 1:55
c. Tonados de Media Noche (Song At Midnight) (Flores) - 3:06

New York City: June 21, 1963
same or similar. 

d. Dubula (Miriam Makeba) - 2:45
e. Kwendini (Jonas Gwangwa) - 2:15
f. Into Yam (Miriam Makeba) - 2:40

New York City: July 1, 1963
same or similar, Miriam Makeba (arr).

g. Pole Mze (Miriam Makeba) - 2:15

Hugh Masekela (vcl, arr, cond) and Miriam Makeba (vcl) with unknown g, b, d, perc, vcl & strings.

h. Little Boy - 3:22
i. Vamos Chamar Ovento (Caymmi) - 3:22
j. Umhome (Miriam Makeba) - 2:51

same or similar, Hugh Masekela (tp).

k. Wonders And Things (Hall) - 3:10

Hugh Masekela (vcl, arr, cond) and Miriam Makeba (vcl) with unknown g, b, d, perc, vcl & strings.

l. Where Can I Go (Limmer/Fuld/Berland) - 2:52

Issues: a-l on RCA LPM/LSP-2750 (issued October 1963). a-l also on Collectables COL-CD-2842 [CD] titled MIRIAM MAKEBA / THE WORLD OF MIRIAM OF MAKEBA.
Singles: b & a also on RCA 47-8326 [45]. b, d, e & j also on RCA (Fr) 86.374 [EP].
Samplers: a, b, d & h also on RCA (Ger) INTS-1436 titled FORBIDDEN GAMES. d, e, g & j also on Novus 3155-2 [CD] titled AFRICA. h & f also on RCA LPM/LSP-3982 titled THE BEST OF MIRIAM MAKEBA
Producer: Hugo & Luigi
Engineer: Mickey Crofford
Notes: Adam Barnes


THE VOICE OF AFRICA
Miriam Makeba
New York City: October 30 and 31, 1963

collective personnel inc. Hugh Masekela (vcl,arr,cond); Marvin Falcon, Samuel (Sam) Brown (g); William Salter (b); Auchee Lee (cga); Miriam Makeba (vcl).

a. Nomthini (Alan Silinga/Miriam Makeba) - 1:51
b. Langa More (Zeph Nkabinde) - 3:20
c. Shihibolet - 1:49
d. Tuson (Julio Perez) - 1:58
e. Qhude (Miriam Makeba/Hugh Masekela) - 2:40
f. Lovely Lies (Mackay Dayashe/Joe Glazer) - 2:42
g. Mamoriri (adapted: Miriam Makeba) - 1:40
h. Le Fleuve (Stephane Golmann) - 2:00

same or similar, Auchee Lee (f).

i. Willow Song (from "Othello") (Verdi) - 2:45

same or similar, add Hugh Masekela (tp); James Cleveland (tb); Morris Goldberg (as). Flute out.

j. Mayibuye (Christopher Songxaka/Miriam Makeba) - 2:45
k. Uyadela (Miriam Makeba) - 2:30

same or similar, add Beverly White, Judy White, Fran White (vcl). Horns out. 

l. Come To Glory - 2:30

Note: In his liner notes, Masekela refers to the himself as "Ramapolo," his middle name, "a young Johannesburger."

Issues: a-l on RCA LPM/LSP-2845 (issued April 1964). a-l also on RCA Victor (Fr) 435.018 titled CHANTS D'AFRIQUE NO. 2
Samplers: i & b also on RCA LPM/LSP-3982 titled THE BEST OF MIRIAM MAKEBA. e, h & j also on Novus 3155-2 [CD] titled AFRICA.
Producer: Hugo & Luigi
Engineer: Bob Simpson
Notes: Hugh Masekela


MAKEBA SINGS!
Miriam Makeba
New York City: c. August 18, 1964

collective personnel inc. Kenny Burrell, Sam Brown (g); William Salter (b); Auchee Lee, Milford Graves, Daniel "Big Black" Ray, James "Chief" Bey (perc); Miriam Makeba (vcl); Betty Mthombeni, Mamsie Gwangwa, Edith Grootboom, Ernest Mohlomi, Katse Semenya, Paul Makgoba (background vcl); Hugh Masekela (arr,cond). 

a. Cameroon (Dorothy Masuka/William Salter) - 2:50

same or similar, add "Ramapolo" (Hugh Masekela) (tp, arr); Jonas Gwangwa (tb); Ronnie Fink (ts). Background vcl out.

b. Woza (Hugh Masekela) - 2:57

same or similar, add Auchee Lee (f); Diane Comins (harp). Sam Brown, William Salter (arr). Horns out.

c. Little Bird (Carol Hall) - 3:30

same or similar, add "Ramapolo" (Hugh Masekela) (tp, co-arr); Jonas Gwangwa (tb); Ronnie Fink (ts). Sam Brown (co-arr). Flute, harp out.

d. Chove-Chuva (Jorge Ben) - 2:31

same or similar, add Jerome Richardson, Seldon Powell, Bobby Donovan (f); George Ockner, Sanford Allen (vln); Alfred Brown (viola); George Ricci (cello). Hugh Masekela (arr). Horns out.

e. Same Moon (Millard Thomas/Sondra Martin) -  2:43

same or similar, add Betty Mthombeni, Mamsie Gwangwa, Edith Grootboom, Ernest Mohlomi, Katse Semenya, Paul Makgoba (background vcl). Hugh Masekela (arr). Flutes, strings out.

f. Kilimanjaro (Mackay Davashe/Tom Glazer) - 2:57
g. Khawuyani-Khanyange (Dorothy Masuka/Miriam Makeba) - 2:18

same or similar, add Jerome Richardson, Seldon Powell, Bobby Donovan (f); George Ockner, Sanford Allen (vln); Alfred Brown (viola); George Ricci (cello). Hugh Masekela (arr). Background vcl out.

h. Wind Song (Andrea Jean Saks/William Salter) - 2:42

same or similar, add "Ramapolo" (Hugh Masekela) (tp,arr); Jimmy Cleveland (tb); Morris Goldberg (as). Flutes, strings out.

i. Khuluma (Betty Khoza) - 2:39

same or similar, add Jerome Richardson, Seldon Powell, Bobby Donovan (f); George Ockner, Sanford Allen (vln); Alfred Brown (viola); George Ricci (cello). William Salter, Hugh Masekela (arr). Horns out.

j. Let's Pretend (William Salter) - 2:43

same or similar, Stephanne Gollman (arr). Flutes, strings out.

k. Beau Chevalier (Stephanne Gollman) - 2:14

same or similar, Hugh Masekela (arr).

l. Maduna (Miriam Makeba/Hugh Masekela) - 3:49

Issues: a-l on RCA LPM/LSP-3321 (issued March 1965). 
Samplers: a, c, f, h & j also on RCA INTS-1436 titled FORBIDDEN GAMES. d & f also on RCA LPM/LSP-3982 titled THE BEST OF MIRIAM MAKEBA. f & l also on Novus 3155-2 [CD] titled AFRICA.
Producer: Jim Fogelsong (a-h & j-l). Hugo & Luigi (i).
Engineer: Mickey Crofford
Notes: Not Listed (possibly Hugh Masekela)


AN EVENING WITH BELAFONTE/MAKEBA
Harry Belafonte/Miriam Makeba
New York City: April 1965

Harry Belafonte, Miriam Makeba (vcl) with collective personnel inc. Sam Brown, Eddie Diehl, Marvin Falcon, Ernie Calabria, Jay Berliner (g); William Salter, John Cartwright (b); Auchee Lee (perc) and unknown background vcl (prob. inc. Hugh Masekela); Jonas Gwangwa (arr, cond); Howard Roberts (cond).

a. Train Song (Mbombela) (arr. & adapted: Miriam Makeba) - 3:08

same or similar, except Miriam Makeba (vcl).

b. In The Land Of The Zulus (Kwazulu) (arr. & adapted: Miriam Makeba) - 2:30

same or similar, except Harry Belafonte (vcl).

c. Hush, Hush (Thula, Thula) (arr. & adapted: Jonas Gwangwa) - 3:03

same or similar, except Miriam Makeba (vcl).

d. To Those We Love (Nongqongqo) (Miriam Makeba) - 2:15

same or similar, except Harry Belafonte (vcl).

e. Give Us Our Land (Mabayeke) (arr. & adapted: Jonas Gwangwa) - 2:27

same or similar, except Miriam Makeba (vcl).

f. Beware, Verwoerd! (Ndodemnyama) (arr. & adapted: Miriam Makeba) - 2:05

same or similar, except Harry Belafonte (vcl).

g. Gone Are My Children (Baile Banake) (arr. & adapted: Jonas Gwangwa) - 2:47

same or similar, except Miriam Makeba (vcl).

h. Hurry, Mama, Hurry (Khawuleza) (Dorothy Masuka) - 3:25

same or similar, except Harry Belafonte, Miriam Makeba (vcl).

i. My Angel (Malaika) - 3:12

same or similar, except Miriam Makeba (vcl).

j. Cannon (Mbayi, Mbayi) (arr. & adapted: Miriam Makeba & Jonas Gwangwa) - 2:47

same or similar, except Harry Belafonte (vcl).

k. Lullaby (Thula Sthandwa Same) (arr. & adapted: Jonas Gwangwa) - 2:46
l. Show Me The Way, My Brother (Iph'Indlela) (arr. & adapted: Jonas Gwangwa) - 3:10

Note: Background vocalists are not identified here, but Hugh Masekela seems audibly involved - most especially on the Miriam Makeba titles (and excepting the two Belafonte/Makeba titles, which have no background vocals).

Issues: a-l on RCA LPM/LSP-3420, RCA (Ger) ND89871 [CD]. a-l also on Collectables COL-CD-2843 [CD] titled AN EVENING WITH BELAFONTE & MAKEBA / THE MAGIC OF MAKEBA.
Singles: a & k also on RCA SP 145 45 [45]. 
Samplers: b, d, f & h also on Novus 3155-2 [CD] titled AFRICA. f also on ATO 0009 [CD] titled AMANDLA! A REVOLUTION IN FOUR-PART HARMONY
Producer: Andy Wiswell. Executive Producer: Harry Belafonte.
Engineer: Bob Simpson
Notes: Harry Belafonte


GRRR
(aka HUGH MASEKELA)
Hugh Masekela

New York City: April 1965 
Hugh Masekela (tp, arr), Jonas Gwangwa* (tb); Howard St. John* (tu); Morris Goldberg* (sax), Larry Willis* (p); Eric Gale* (g) with others unknown.

a. (36007) U-Dwi (Smallpox) (Hugh Masekela) - 3:09
b. (36008) Sharpville (Hugh Masekela) - 3:26
c. (36009) Phatsha-Phatsha (Hurry-Hurry) (aka Puffin' On Down The Track
     (L. Mabaso) - 2:54
d. (36010) Umaningi Bona (Long River) (Z. Nkabinde) - 3:11

New York City: May 1965
same as above.

e. (36237) Edladhleni
f. (36238) Unamali

same, except Jonas Gwangwa (arr).

g. (36239) Kwa-Blaney (Town In Africa) (Jonas Gwangwa) - 2:07

as above except, Hugh Masekela (tp, arr).

h. (36240) Emavungwani (Green Home)  (D. Xaba) - 3:05
i. (36241)
Mra (Christopher) - 3:04
j. (36242) Sipho (G.G. Mrwebi) - 3:37
k. (36243) Zulu And The Mexican (Hugh Masekela) - 3:17
l. (36244) Ntjilo-Ntjilo
(aka Ntyilo Mtyilo (The Love Bird)) (Miriam Makeba) - 4:05

Note: * indicates personnel identified by Hugh Masekela in his autobiography, STILL GRAZIN' (Crown, 2004).

Issues: a-d & g-l on Mercury MG-21109 (mono), Mercury SR-61109 (stereo) titled GRRR (issued April 1967). a-d & g-l on Verve B0000605-02 [CD] titled GRRR (issued September 2003). a-d & g-l also on Mercury/Wing SRW-16358 titled HUGH MASEKELA (issued October 1968). 
Samplers: a, a (Kahedi Mix), c & d also on Verve (Ger) 06007 5328250 [CD] titled HUGH! THE BEST OF HUGH MASEKELA - PRESENTED BY TILL BRÍNNER.
Singles: a & h also on Mercury 72853 [45] (issued December 1968).
Producer: Ed Townsend. Edited by Luichi DeJesus.
Engineer: Not Listed
Notes: Barbara Gardner 


THE AMERICANIZATION OF OOGA BOOGA
Hugh Masekela
Live At The Village Gate; New York City: November 1965

Hugh Masekela (tp, vcl); Larry Willis (p); Harold Dotson (b); Henry Jenkins (d); unknown (background vcl).

a. (66-XY-503) Bajabula Bonke (Miriam Makeba)
b. (66-XY-504) Dzinorabiro (Miriam Makeba)

same, except Hugh Masekela (tp). Background vcl out. 

c. (66-XY-505) Unhlanhia (Miriam Makeba)
d. (66-XY-506) Cantelope Island (Herbie Hancock)
e. (66-XY-507) U-Dwi (Hugh Masekela)
f. (66-XY-508) Masquenada (Jorge Ben)

same, except Hugh Masekela (tp, vcl).

g. (66-XY-509) Abangoma (Miriam Makeba)

same, except Hugh Masekela (tp).

h. (66-XY-510) Mixolydia (Hugh Masekela)

Issues: a-h on MGM E/SE-4372 (issued June 1966). a-h also on Verve V6-651-2 titled 24 KARAT HITS and Verve 314 531 630-2 [CD] titled THE LASTING IMPRESSIONS OF OOGA BOOGA (issued June 1996). 
Singles: c also on MGM K-13645 [45]. d also on MGM K-13524 [45], MGM K-13644 [45]. e also on MGM K-13643 [45]. 
Samplers: c & f also on Verve (Ger) 06007 5328250 [CD] titled HUGH! THE BEST OF HUGH MASEKELA - PRESENTED BY TILL BRÍNNER. d, f & g also on MGM GAS-116 titled ALL-TIME HITS OF HUGH MASEKELA. d also on Polydor (Ger) 515 704-2 [CD} titled MOJO CLUB PRESENTS DANCEFLOOR JAZZ VOL. 1 and Verve 525 558-2 titled THE SOUL OF JAZZ: VOLUME 1.
Producer: Tom Wilson
Engineer: Reice Hamel
Notes: Zan Stewart (Verve 314 531 630-2 [CD]). 


THE LASTING IMPRESSION OF HUGH MASEKELA
Hugh Masekela
Live At The Village Gate; New York City: November 1965

Hugh Masekela (tp); Larry Willis (p); Harold Dotson (b); Henry Jenkins (d).

a. (102499) Con Mucho Carino (With Much Love) (Larry Willis) - 4:38
b. (102500) Where Are You Going? (Hugh Masekela) - 7:58
c. (102501) Morolo (Hugh Masekela) - 5:05
d. (102502) Bo Masekela (Caiphus Semenya) - 4:55
e. (102503) Unohilo (The Bird) (aka Ntyilo, Ntyilo)
     (Alan Salenga (sic: Alan Silinga)) - 6:58

same, except Hugh Masekela (tp, vcl).

f. (102503) Child Of The Earth (Hugh Masekela) - 5:54

Issues: a-f on MGM E/SE-4468 (issued December 1968). a-e also on Verve 314 531 630-2 [CD] titled THE LASTING IMPRESSIONS OF OOGA BOOGA (issued June 1996). 
Samplers: a also on MGM GAS-116 titled ALL-TIME HITS OF HUGH MASEKELA
Producer: Tom Wilson
Engineer: Reice Hamel
Notes: Kathleen Boyle (MGM E/SE-4468). Zan Stewart (Verve 314 531 630-2 [CD]).


Letta And The Safaris
prob.Los Angeles: c. 1966

prob. Hugh Masekela* (tp, vcl); Jonas Gwangwa (tb); Caiphus Semenya (prob. org, sax, vcl); Stewart Levine* (sax); Charlie Smalls* (p); Eric Gale* (g); John Cartwright* (b), Herbie Lovell* (d); Letta Mgulo (sic), Mamsie Gwangwa, Ernest Mohlomi also

a. (JZSP 114543) Walkin' Around (Jonas Gwangwa/Stewart Levine) - 2:15
b. (JZSP 114544) For God And Country (Caiphus Semenya/Stewart Levine) - 1:58

Note: * indicates personnel identified by Hugh Masekela in his autobiography, STILL GRAZIN' (Crown, 2004).

Issues: a & b on Columbia 4-43675 [45] (issued July 1966).
Producer: 0o-Bwana Productions (Stewart Levine and Hugh Masekela)


HUGH MASEKELA'S NEXT ALBUM
Hugh Masekela
New York City: August 2, 1966

Hugh Masekela (tp, vcl); Charlie Smalls (p); John Cartwright (b); Henry Jenkins (d).

a. (100935) Elusive Butterfly (Lind) - 3:09
b. (100936) Actin' Like A Fool (Hugh Masekela/Stewart Levine) - 3:20

same, Charlie Smalls (p, vib).

c. (100937) If I Needed Someone (Harrison) - 6:30

Hugh Masekela (tp, vcl); Charlie Smalls (p); John Cartwright (b); Henry Jenkins (d).

d. (100938) Loving You Is Sweeter Than Ever (Wonder/Hunter) - 4:24

New York City: August 3, 1966
Hugh Masekela (tp); Charlie Smalls (p); John Cartwright (b); Henry Jenkins (d).

e. (100939) Along Comes Mary (Almer) - 3:21
f. (100940) Norwegian Wood (Lennon/McCartney) - 2:55
g. (100941) Sounds Of Silence (Simon) - 3:40

same, Hugh Masekela (tp, vcl).

h. (100942) Little Star (Hugh Masekela/Stewart Levine) - 2:57

Hugh Masekela (tp); Charlie Smalls (p); John Cartwright (b); Henry Jenkins (d).

i. (100943) It's Not Unusual (Mills/Reed) - 3:03

New York City: August 4, 1966
Hugh Masekela (tp); Charlie Smalls (p); John Cartwright (b); Henry Jenkins (d).

j. (100944) From Me To You (Charlie Smalls/Hugh Masekela) - 3:50

Hugh Masekela (tp, vcl). Charlie Smalls (p, vib); John Cartwright (b); Henry Jenkins (d).

k. (100945) She's Comin' My Way (Barnard/Semenya/Dubois) - 3:02

Hugh Masekela (tp); Charlie Smalls (p); John Cartwright (b); Henry Jenkins (d).

l. (100946) California Dreamin' (Phillips) - 3:58

Issues: a-l on MGM E/SE-4415 (issued December 1966). a-l also on Verve V6-651-2 titled 24 CARAT HITS.
Singles: h & a also on MGM K13601 [45], MGM K13646 [45]. l also on MGM K13643 [45]. f also on MGM K13644 [45]. k also on MGM K13645 [45].  j & c also on MGM K13647 [45]. f & g also on MGM K13901 [45]. c, e, f, h, j, k & l also on MGM CS 3-5 [45] titled HUGH MASEKELA - CELEBRITY
Samplers: a, e, f, h & k also on MGM GAS-116 titled ALL TIME HITS OF HUGH MASEKELA. e also on MGM SE 243-2 titled 24 KARAT GOLD SUPER HITS
Producer: Tom Wilson
Engineer: Frank Abbey
Notes: Hugh Masekela


THE EMANCIPATION OF HUGH MASEKELA
Hugh Masekela
prob. Los Angeles: c. 1966

Hugh Masekela (tp); Charlie Smalls (p); John Cartwright (b); Chuck Carter (d); Big Black (cga); unknown (background vcl).

a. Chisa (Hugh Masekela) - 2:13
b. Felicidade (Antonio Carlos Jobim/Vinicius de Moraes) - 10:11
c. Do Me So La So So (Hugh Masekela) - 2:33
d. SQO (Hugh Masekela) - 2:15

same, Hugh Masekela (tp, vcl).

e. Why Are You Blowing My Mind? (Hugh Masekela) - 2:37
f. What Is Wrong With Groovin'? (Hugh Masekela) - 3:01
g. Child Of The Earth (Hugh Masekela) - 4:41

same, Hugh Masekela (tp, vcl); unknown (vib).

h. She Doesn't Write (Miriam Makeba) - 3:42

same, vib out.

i. Ha Lese Le Di Khanna (Caiphus Semenya) - 6:44

Note: Following overdubs, circa 1968, these recordings of "Chisa" and "What Is Wrong With Groovin" were issued as Chisa CH 003 [45].

Issues: a-i on UNI 73007 (stereo). 
Singles: i (2:37 edit) also on UNI 55049 [45]. c also on UNI 55085 [45].
Samplers: a also on MCA (E) GSL 136 titled DOLLAR BRAND ENCOUNTERS HUGH MASEKELA. a, b, & i also on UNI 73051 titled THE BEST OF MASEKELA. a, g & i also on Verve (Ger) 06007 5328250 [CD] titled HUGH! THE BEST OF HUGH MASEKELA - PRESENTED BY TILL BRÍNNER. b & g also on
Hip-O B0007383-02 [CD] titled THE BEST OF HUGH MASEKELA - 20th CENTURY MASTERS - THE MILLENNIUM COLLECTION. b, g & i also on Connoisseur Collection (E) VSOP CD 200 [CD] titled STIMELA and Blue Thumb B0002442-02 [CD] titled STILL GRAZING: THE MUSICAL JOURNEY OF HUGH MASEKELA. g also on Boutique (Ger) 069975317416 [CD] titled AFRICA: THE SOUL OF A CONTINENT (MY JAZZ).
Producer: Stewart Levine
Engineer: Stan Ross
Notes: Stewart Levine

Covers: "What Is Wrong With Groovin'?" also performed by Letta Mbulu (Random 67 BC [45]) and Phil Moore III & Afro Latin Soultet on AFRO BRAZIL OBA! (Tower T5085 - 1967). "Why Are You Blowing My Mind" also performed by The Fabulous Peps (Premium Stuff 7 [45]).


YOUNGER THAN YESTERDAY
The Byrds
Hollywood, California: November 28, 1966

Hugh Masekela (tp); Jim McGuinn (g, vcl); David Crosby (rhythm g, vcl); Chris Hillman (el-b); Michael Clarke (d).

a. So You Want To Be A Rock 'N' Roll Star (R. McGuinn/C. Hillman) - 2:05

Hollywood, California: April 26 and June 14, 1967
same or similar.

b. Lady Friend (D. Crosby) - 2:30

Note: Other titles without Hugh Masekela.

Issues: a also on Columbia C 2642 (mono), Columbia CS-9442 (stereo). a & b on Columbia/ Legacy CK 64848 [CD]. 
Singles: a also on Columbia 4-43987 [45]. b also on Columbia 4-44230 [45].
Samplers: a also on Columbia CK 9442 [CD], Columbia 9516, Legacy 66320 [CD] titled GREATEST HITS, Legacy 65367 [CD] titled SUPER HITS, Legacy 37335 [CD] titled THE ORIGINAL SINGLES 1965-1967 VOL. 1. a & b also on Legacy C4K 46773 [CD] titled THE BYRDS, Legacy CK-47884 titled 20 ESSENTIAL TRACKS FROM THE BOX SET: 1965-1990, Feedback (E) 4805489 [CD] titled DEFINITIVE COLLECTION and  Raven (E) 10 [CD] titled FULL FLYTE: 1965-1970.  
Producer: Gary Usher


THE MONTEREY INTERNATIONAL POP FESTIVAL
Various Artists
Live at Monterey International Pop Festival; Monterey, California: June 17, 1967

Hugh Masekela (tp, vcl); Al Abreau* (sax); (Hotep) Cecil Barnard (aka Hotep Idris Galeta) (p); Henry Franklin* (b).

a. Bajabula Bonke (The Healing Song) (Miriam Makeba) - 3:30

Hugh Masekela (tp); (Hotep) Cecil Barnard (aka Hotep Idris Galeta) (p); Big Black (perc) with The Byrds.

b. So You Wanna Be A Rock N Roll Star

Note: (1) Other titles without Hugh Masekela. (2) The June 17 date comes from the original program, on which Hugh Masekela was scheduled to play afternoon and evening shows. (3) * indicates personnel identified by Hugh Masekela in his autobiography, STILL GRAZIN' (Crown, 2004).

Issues: a-b on Dunhill DSX-50100, EVIL 2004/2 [CD], Rhino R2 72825 [CD], Razor & Tie 7930182973-2 [CD].


HUGH MASEKELA'S LATEST
Hugh Masekela
prob. Los Angeles: c. 1967

collective personnel inc. Hugh Masekela (tp, vcl); Wayne Henderson (tb); Al Abreu (sax); (Hotep) Cecil Barnard  (aka Hotep Idris Galeta), Charlie Smalls (p); Roy Gaines, Barney Kessel (g); Hal Dodson, Red Mitchell (b); Chuck Carter, Mike McGriff (d); Emil Richards (vib); Big Black (cga).

a. Baby, Baby, Baby (T. White/A. Franklin/C. Franklin) - 2:58
b. Society's Child (Baby I've Been Thinking) (J. Ian) - 2:50
c. Groove Me (Hugh Masekela) - 3:38
d. I Just Wasn't Meant For These Times (B. Wilson/T. Asher) - 3:40
e. Here, There And Everywhere (J. Lennon/P. McCartney) - 4:25
f. Thula (Hugh Masekela) - 3:00

same or similar, except Hugh Masekela (tp).

g. Lily The Fox (Hugh Masekela) - 2:33
h. Mago (Hugh Masekela) - 2:54
i. Arrastao (Hugh Masekela) - 2:49
j. Reza (Laia Ladaia) (E. Lobo/R. Guerra) - 5:29
k. Mazeze (Hugh Masekela) - 1:22

Issues: a-k on UNI 3010 (mono), UNI 72010 (stereo). 
Samplers: a also on
Hip-O B0007383-02 [CD] titled THE BEST OF HUGH MASEKELA - 20th CENTURY MASTERS - THE MILLENNIUM COLLECTION
Singles: a & g also on UNI 55024 [45]. 
Producer: Stewart Levine
Engineer: "Doc" Seigel, Stan Ross, Alan Todd
Notes: N/A


TO SOUL WITH LOVE
Stu Gardner
Los Angeles, California: c. 1967

Stu Gardner (org, vcl) with Billy Kinney (g); Mike McGriff (d); Wayne Henderson (horn arr).

a. Never Gonna Hurt Again (Stu Gardner) - 2:23
b. I Can't Make It By Myself (Stu Gardner) - 3:15
c. Soul Wrecker (Stu Gardner) - 2:16
d. Skating Shoes (Stu Gardner) - 2:15
e. Please Help Me Somebody (Stu Gardner) - 2:58
f. Cheatin' Girl (Stu Gardner) - 2:3
g. Love Slipped Away (Stu Gardner) - 2:42
h. Love Lifted Me (Stu Gardner) - 3:25
i. Friday Love (Stu Gardner) - 1:41
j. I'll Always Love You - 3:56

Issues: a-j on Revue RM-202 (mono), Revue RS-7202 (stereo).
Singles: a (2:09 edit) & b (2:50 edit) on Revue R-11010 [45].
Producer: Hugh Masekela and Stewart Levine
Engineer: The Doctor


HUGH MASEKELA IS ALIVE AND WELL AT THE WHISKEY
Hugh Masekela
Live at the Whisky A Go Go; Hollywood, California: September 18, 1967

Hugh Masekela (tp, vcl); Al Abreu (ts); (Hotep) Cecil Barnard
(aka Hotep Idris Galeta) (p); Henry Franklin (b); Chuck Carter (d), Elmer Siegel (perc).

a. Coincidence (Hugh Masekela) - 3:10
b. Ha Lese Le Di Khanna (Caiphus Semenya) - 2:58
c. Hey Girl

Live at the Whisky A Go Go; Hollywood, California: September 19, 1967
Hugh Masekela (tp); Al Abreu (ts); (Hotep) Cecil Barnard
(aka Hotep Idris Galeta) (p); Henry Franklin (b); Chuck Carter (d).

d. Up-Up And Away (J. Webb) - 5:25
e. Son Of Ice Bag (Hugh Masekela) - 3:45
f. Senor CorŃza (Al Abreu) - 7:50

Live at the Whisky A Go Go; Hollywood, California: September 20, 1967
Hugh Masekela (tp); Al Abreu (ts); (Hotep) Cecil Barnard
(aka Hotep Idris Galeta) (p); Henry Franklin (b); Chuck Carter (d), Elmer Siegel (perc).

g. Mra ("Christopher Columbus") (arr. Caiphus Semenya) - 3:57

Hugh Masekela (tp, vcl).

h. Little Miss Sweetness (S. Robinson) - 3:32

Hugh Masekela (tp).

i. A Whiter Shade Of Pale (K. Reid/G. Brooker) - 2:58

Issues: a-b & d-i on UNI 3015 (mono), UNI 73015 (stereo). 
Singles: d & e also on UNI 55037 [45]. 
Samplers: a, d & e also on UNI 73051 titled THE BEST OF MASEKELA. a also on Connoisseur Collection (E) VSOP CD 200 [CD] titled STIMELA. d also on
Blue Thumb B0002442-02 [CD] titled STILL GRAZING: THE MUSICAL JOURNEY OF HUGH MASEKELA and Hip-O B0007383-02 [CD] titled THE BEST OF HUGH MASEKELA - 20th CENTURY MASTERS - THE MILLENNIUM COLLECTION.
Producer: Stewart Levine
Engineer: "The Doctor"

Covers: "Son Of Ice Bag" also performed by Lonnie Smith (Blue Note - 1969).


AFRICA '68
prob. New York c. 1966 and Los Angeles c. late 1967
.
unknown prob. inc. Hugh Masekela (tp, vcl); Bruce Langhorn (g); John Cartwright (b); Momsie Gwangwa, Ernest Moholmi, Paul Makgoba, Philemon Hou, Jonas Gwangwa, Caiphus Semenya, Letta Mbulu (vcl).

a. Uyaz' Gabisa (Caiphus Semenya) - 3:15
b. Noyana (Jonas Gwangwa/Caiphus Semenya) - 2:45
c. Pretoria (P. Hou) - 2:07
d. Joala (E. Mohlami/C. Semenya) - 2:00
e. Aredze (Caiphus Semenya) - 2:35
f. Kedumetse (Caiphus Semenya) - 2:53
g. Umoya (Miriam Makeba) - 2:08
h. Thokozile (P. Hou) - 2:52
i. Bopedi (Hugh Masekela/E. Mohlomi) - 6:15
j.
Za Labalaba

Issues: a-i on UNI 73020.
Samplers: a, e, f & g on Tamla Motown (SA) TMC 5242 titled I'LL NEVER BE THE SAME (as by Letta Mbulu). d, e & j (as by "The Zulus") on
BBE (E) BBELP069, BBE (E) BBECD069 [CD] titled HUGH MASEKELA PRESENTS THE CHISA YEARS 1965-1975 (RARE AND UNRELEASED). e & f also on Motown TMH (Eu) 5903 titled LETTA MBULU - GOLD (as by Letta Mbulu).
Producer: Hugh Masekela and Stewart Levine
Engineer: The Doctor and Ed Rice
Notes: Hugh Masekela


DANCIN' THROUGH THE STREETS
Johannesburg Street Band
Hollywood, California: January 2, 1968
Hugh Masekela (tp); Wayne Henderson (tb); Al Abreu (sax); Wilton Felder (ts, b).

a. Awe Mfana
b. Foyi-Foyi 
c. Gertie

Hollywood, California: January 3, 1968
Hugh Masekela (tp); Wayne Henderson (tb); Al Abreu (sax); Wilton Felder (ts, b); Elmer Siegel (perc).

d. Thimlela  
e. Gwigwi

Hollywood, California: January 17, 1968
Hugh Masekela (tp); Wayne Henderson (tb); Al Abreu, Wilton Felder, Chuck Carter (sax); Bruce Langhorne (g?, contractor); Henry Franklin, Bob West (b); Max Garduno (perc).
overdubbed in Los Angeles, California: January 22, 1968
Hugh Masekela (tp); Wayne Henderson (tb); Al Abreu, Wilton Felder (sax); Bruce Langhorne (g).

f. Thimlela (Elijah Nkwanyana) - 2:13
g. What's The Matter Zulu? (Dorothy Masuka) - 2:05
h. Gwigwi (Ben Mrwebi) - 1:55
i. Ntyilo-Ntyilo (A. Silinga) - 2:30

Hollywood, California: January 20, 1968
Hugh Masekela (tp); Wayne Henderson (tb); Wilton Felder, Chuck Carter (sax); Bruce Langhorne (g?, contractor); Henry Franklin, Bob West (b); Max Garduno, Elmer Siegel (perc).

j. Special Branch (Hugh Masekela) - 2:05
k. Pata Pata (Miriam Makeba/Jerry Ragavoy) - 3:07
l. Letter To Prospect Township (Miriam Makeba) - 2:18
m. Foyi-Foyi (Hugh Masekela) - 2:05

Hollywood, California: January 20, 1968
Hugh Masekela (tp); Wayne Henderson (tb); Wilton Felder, Chuck Carter (sax); Bruce Langhorne (g?, contractor); Henry Franklin, Bob West (b); Max Garduno, Elmer Siegel (perc).
overdubbed in Los Angeles, California: January 22, 1968
Hugh Masekela (tp); Wayne Henderson (tb); Al Abreu, Wilton Felder (sax); Bruce Langhorne (g).

n. No Passport (aka Awe Mfana) (Hugh Masekela) - 3:10
o. Isangoma (Bongi Makeba) - 3:00

Note: (1) Recording for this session was also done on June 11, 1968. (2) Although relatively obscure, this album has had more than a few of its songs (selections i, j, l, m & o) covered by the 13-piece Detroit-based group Sun Sounds Orchestra for its 1990 album, OPEN THE DOORS (Eastlawn ELD-001 [CD]).

Issues: prob. f-o on UNI 73022. 
Singles: f & k on UNI SS-73022 [45].
Samplers: n (as Awe Mfana) on
BBE (E) BBELP069, BBE (E) BBECD069 [CD] titled HUGH MASEKELA PRESENTS THE CHISA YEARS 1965-1975 (RARE AND UNRELEASED).
Producer: Hugh Masekela and Stewart Levine.
Engineer: The Doctor
Notes: Hugh Masekela


Hugh Masekela
Hollywood, California: January 8, 1968

Hugh Masekela (tp, vcl); Herb Anderson, Melvin Moore (tp); Wayne Henderson, Donald Cooke, Maurice Spears (tb); Wilton Felder (ts, b); Al Abreu (sax); (Hotep) Cecil Barnard, Joe Sample (p); Roy Gaines (g); Bob West (prob. g, b, prob. vcl).
prob. overdubbed in Hollywood California: January 16, 1968
Hugh Masekela (?); Bobby Bruce, William Kurasch, Leonard Malarsky, Ralph Schaeffer, Tibor Zleig (vln); Sidney Sharp (vln, concertmaster); Jesse Ehrlich, Ray Kelley (cello).

a. It's My Life
b. My Soul Is Tired
c. Live, Love, Learn

Issues: None (Columbia)


THE PROMISE OF A FUTURE
Hugh Masekela
Los Angeles, California: March 12, 1968

Hugh Masekela (tp); Al Abreau (ts); William Henderson (p); Bruce Langhorne (g); Henry Franklin (b); Chuck Carter (d).

a. Ain't No Mountain High Enough (N. Ashford/V. Simpson) - 2:00
b. Madonna (Al Abreu) - 3:10
c. No Face, No Name And No Number (S. Winwood/J. Capaldi) - 3:10

Los Angeles, California: March 13, 1968
Hugh Masekela (tp); Al Abreau (ts); William Henderson (p); Bruce Langhorne (g); Henry Franklin (b); Chuck Carter (d).

d. Almost Seedless (Hugh Masekela) - 3:36

Hugh Masekela (vcl); William Henderson (p); Bruce Langhorne (g); Henry Franklin (b); Chuck Carter (d).

e. Stop (M. Shuman/J. Ragavoy) - 2:35

Hugh Masekela (tp); Al Abreau (ts); William Henderson (p); Bruce Langhorne (g); Henry Franklin (b); Chuck Carter (d); unknown (perc).

f. Grazing In The Grass (P. Hou) - 2:40

Los Angeles, California: March 14, 1968
Hugh Masekela (tp, vcl); Al Abreau (ts); William Henderson (p); Bruce Langhorne (g); Henry Franklin (b); Chuck Carter (d).

g. Vuca (Wake Up) (Hugh Masekela) - 3:40

Hugh Masekela (tp, vcl); Al Abreau (ss); William Henderson (p); Henry Franklin (b); Chuck Carter (d).

h. Bajabula Bonke (The Healing Song) (Miriam Makeba) - 6:25

Hugh Masekela (tp, vcl); William Henderson (p); Bruce Langhorne (g); Henry Franklin (b); Chuck Carter (d); unknown (perc); unknown (vcl).

i. There Are Seeds To Sow (Hugh Masekela) - 2:25

Issues: a-i on UNI 73028, One Way MACD-22077 [CD]. 
Singles: i (2:12 edit) also on UNI 55049 [45]. f & h also on UNI 55066 [45], Philips (Fr) 436 600 BF [45]. f also on Collectables COL 90127 [45], American Pie 9019 [45]. 
Samplers: f & h also on UNI 73051 titled THE BEST OF MASEKELA, Connoisseur Collection (E) VSOP CD 200 [CD] titled STIMELA, Blue Thumb B0002442-02 [CD] titled STILL GRAZING: THE MUSICAL JOURNEY OF HUGH MASEKELA and
Hip-O B0007383-02 [CD] titled THE BEST OF HUGH MASEKELA - 20th CENTURY MASTERS - THE MILLENNIUM COLLECTION. f also on K-Tel TU-220 titled 20 EXPLOSIVE HITS, CEMA Special Products CD2L 57386-2 [CD] titled INSTRUMENTAL MAGIC, Phoenix 8501 titled SUNDAY NIGHT SOCK HOP, MCA (Jap) VIM-4038 titled AMERCIAN HIT PARADE 1963-1972 VOL. 3, GNP/Crescendo 2257 [CD] titled #1 HITS 1965-1969, MCA MCAD-10288 [CD] titled CLASSIC SOUL, MCA MCAD 20753 [CD] titled CLASSIC R&B OLDIES FROM THE 60s VOL. 1, MCA MCAD-20902 [CD] titled CLASSIC ROCK & ROLL INSTRUMENTAL HITS VOL. 1, MCA MCAD-22034 [CD] titled SIXTIES RULE: CHAPTER 1, Pacer 1970 titled SOUND OF THE SIXTIES: 93 KHJ, Past Records 610 titled KILT DOUBLE GOLD, Post 7001 titled WOR-FM SOLID GOLD, Post 79 titled WQXI SOLID GOLD, RCA Special Products DVK2-0173P1 titled GREAT INSTRUMENTAL HITS, Relativity 88561-1610-2 [CD] titled TIGHTEN UP: #1 SOUL HITS OF THE 50s (AND SOME THAT SHOULD HAVE BEEN) VOL. 2, Rhino RNLP-70039 titled SOUL TWIST: INSTRUMENTALS, Rhino R2 70629 [CD] titled BILLBOARD TOP ROCK-N-ROLL HITS 1968, Rhino R2 71604 [CD] titled ROCK INSTRUMENTAL CLASSICS VOL. 4: SOUL, Right Stuff 57072 [CD] titled SLOW JAMS ON THE JAZZ TIP VOL. 4, Sterling Gold SGD-5942 [CD] titled AMERICAN JUKEBOX CLASSICS VOL. 6: INSTRUMENTAL CLASSICS, Sterling Gold SGD-5949 [CD] titled AMERICAN JUKEBOX CLASSICS VOL. 8: FUN IN THE SUMMERTIME, Thump 577 400 [CD] titled LATIN OLDIES VOLUME FOUR, Time-Life Music AM1-04 (OPCD-2604) [CD] titled AM GOLD: 1968, Time-Life Music SUD-02 (OPCD-2604) [CD] titled SUPERHITS: 1968, Time-Life Music RHD-04 (OPCD-2617) [CD] titled 1968: RHYTHM AND BLUES, Time-Life Music R838-o3 (OPCD-2617A) [CD] titled SOLID GOLD SOUL, WCLF XCSV-142091 titled BIG 10 SOLID GOLD, Universal 21025 [CD] titled THE BEST OF EASY LISTENING, Universal 22133 [CD] titled VINTAGE COLLECTABLES VOLUME 4 1953-1969, Universal Special Products 584 797-2 [CD] titled SMOOTH JAZZ, Virgin (E) VTDCD201 [CD] titled WORLD MOODS, Debutant (E) 541 518-2 [CD] titled BACK TO BLACK, Island Def Jam B0008087-02 [CD] titled BOBBY, Rounder ? [CD] titled THE LAST KING OF SCOTLAND and Verve (Ger) 06007 5328250 [CD] titled HUGH! THE BEST OF HUGH MASEKELA - PRESENTED BY TILL BRÍNNER. h also on Right Stuff 57071 [CD] titled SLOW JAMS ON THE JAZZ TIP VOL. 3, V2 27018 [CD] titled ALVIN AILEY AMERICAN DANCE THEATER: A MUSICAL RETROSPECTIVE ON 40 YEARS OF DANCE.
Producer: Stewart Levine
Engineer: "The Doctor"
Notes: Lyric to "Coincidence" by Hugh Masekela


Bob Marley
Dynamic Sound Studios & Randy's Sound Studio 17, Kingston, Jamaica: c. 1968

Hugh Masekela (tp) with others including Bob Marley, Rita Marley, Bunny Wailer, Peter Tosh.

probably:
a. Nice Time (Bob Marley)
b. Rocking Steady (Bob Marley)
c. Treat You Right (Norman)
d. The World Is Changing (Norman)
e. Love (Peter Tosh)
f. Soul Rebel (Bob Marley & The Wailers/Lee Perry & The Upsetters)

Note: Hugh Masekela probably contributes background horn fills to the above titles and solos briefly only on "Love." Other titles without Hugh Masekela.

Issues: a-f on Jadanansi CD 1015 [CD] titled NATTY REBEL


Betty Mabry
c. 1968

Hugh Masekela (poss. tp, arr); Betty Mabry (vcl) with rhythm, horns and strings.

a. (JZSP 118640) Live, Love, Learn (Betty Mabry) - 2:34
b. (JZSP 118639) It's My Life (Betty Mabry) - 2:23

Note: Betty Mabry is better known as Betty Davis after taking husband Miles Davis's surname.

Issues: a & b on Columbia 4-44469 [45]
Producer: Jerry Fuller


The Bwanas
prob. Los Angeles: c. 1968

Hugh Masekela (tp, arr) with Caiphus Semenya, Philemon Hou, Ernie Mohlomi, John Sithebe.

a. (CH 001-1) Pretty Little Girl (C. Semenya/J. Du Bois) - 2:29
b. (CH 001-2) If ("Splish Splash") (S. Levine/H. Masekela) - 2:13

Issues: a & b on Chisa CH 001 [45]
Producer: Hugh Masekela (An 00-Bwana Production)


Letta
prob. Los Angeles: c. 1968

prob. Hugh Masekela (tp, vcl); Letta (Mbulu) (vcl).

a. (CH 002-1) Little Star (Masekela & Levine) - 2:50
b. (CH 002-2) I Haven't Slept (aka Hangover (Babalazi))
     (Masekela) - 2:17

Note: Masekela's UNI performance of "I Haven't Slept" credits both Hugh Masekela and Letta Mbulu as composer.

Issues: a & b on Chisa CH 002 [45]
Producer: Hugh Masekela


Hugh Masekela
overdubs prob. Los Angeles: c. 1968

a. (CH 003-A) Chisa (from THE EMANCIPATION OF HUGH MASEKELA) - 2:12
b. (CH 003-B) What Is Wrong With Groovin' 
     (from THE EMANCIPATION OF HUGH MASEKELA) - 3:00

Issues: a & b on Chisa CH 003 [45]
Producer: Stewart Levine


Peter Fonda
prob. Los Angeles: c: 1968

prob. Hugh Masekela (tp); Peter Fonda (vcl) with ss, g, b, d.

a. November Night (Gram Parsons) - 2:50
b. Catch The Wind (Donovan) - 2:44

Issues: a & b on Chisa CH 004
Producer: Masekela & Levine


Yaphet Kotto
prob. Los Angeles: c. 1968

Yaphet Kotto (vcl) with others unknown.

a. (CH 006) (CH 11-11A) Have You Ever Seen The Blues (Yaphet Kotto) - 2:40
b. (CH 007) (CH 11-11B) Have You Dug His Scene (Yaphet Kotto) - 2:50

Issues: a & b on Chisa CH 006 [45], Chisa CH 11-11 [45].
Producer: Levine & Masekela (Chisa CH 006 [45]), Chisa (Chisa CH 11-11 [45]).

 


Hugh Masekela
Hollywood, California: August 12, 1968

Hugh Masekela (tp); Wayne Henderson (tb); Al Abreu, Wilton Felder (sax); Bill Henderson (p); Bruce Langhorne, Arthur Adams (g); Henry Franklin (b); Chuck Carter (d); Elmer Siegel (perc).

a. Puffin' On Down The Track (aka Phatsha-Phatsha) (L. Mabaso) - 2:35
b. (original #1)
c. (original #2)
d. (original #3)

Issues: a on UNI 55085 [45], Philips (Eu) 346 605 BF NI [45]. 
Samplers: a also on Kent (E) 076 titled DANCE FLOOR DISASTER.
Producer: Stewart Levine


MASEKELA
Hugh Masekela
Los Angeles, California: possibly September 12-30, 1968

collective personnel prob. inc. Hugh Masekela (tp, vcl), Wayne Henderson (tb); Al Abreu, Wilton Felder (sax); Bill Henderson (p); Arthur Adams (g); Henry Franklin (b); Chuck Carter (d). 

a. Mace And Grenades (Hugh Masekela) - 3:50
b. Head Peepin' (Hugh Masekela) - 2:52
c. If There's Anybody Out There (Hugh Masekela) - 3:30
d. Gold (Hugh Masekela) - 4:15
e. Extra Added Attraction (aka Grazin' In The Grass) (P. Hou) - 1:00

Hugh Masekela (tp) prob. with same.

f. Boeremusiek (Hugh Masekela) - 2:00
g. Sobukwe (Hugh Masekela) - 1:54
h. Blues For Huey (J. K. Moeketsi) - 2:00
i. Gafsa (Dollar Brand) - 2:35
j. Fuzz (Hugh Masekela) - 2:50
k. Otis (Hugh Masekela) - 2:05
l. Riot (Hugh Masekela) - 1:55

Note: Hugh Masekela probably overdubs trumpet parts throughout. 

Issues: a-l on UNI 3041 (mono), UNI 73041 (stereo). 
Singles: l & a also on UNI 55102 [45]. 
Samplers: c & l also on UNI 73051 titled THE BEST OF MASEKELA. a & c also on Connoisseur Collection (E) VSOP CD 200 [CD] titled STIMELA. a & d also on Blue Thumb B0002442-02 [CD] titled STILL GRAZING: THE MUSICAL JOURNEY OF HUGH MASEKELA. l also on
Hip-O B0007383-02 [CD] titled THE BEST OF HUGH MASEKELA - 20th CENTURY MASTERS - THE MILLENNIUM COLLECTION.
Producer: Stewart Levine
Engineer: Not Listed
Notes: Not Listed


Hugh Masekela
prob. Los Angeles: c. 1969

Hugh Masekela (tp) with others unknown.

a. A Long Ways From Home (A. Adams) - 2:25
b. Home Boy (W. Henderson) - 2:55

Note: UNI 55116 [45] indicates the above two titles are "From UNI album 73051, A LONG WAYS FROM HOME," however UNI 73051 was issued as a Hugh Masekela compilation album titled THE BEST OF MASEKELA, without these two titles.

Issues: a-b on UNI 55116 [45]. 
Samplers: a also on Strut (E) STRUTLP007, Strut (E) STRUTCD007 [CD] titled CLUB AFRICA 2
Producer: Stewart Levine


Hugh Masekela
prob. Los Angeles: c. 1969

Hugh Masekela (tp) with others unknown.

a. Gettin' It On (Wilton Felder) - 2:20
b. 10,000 Miles (From) To Home (Wilton Felder) - 2:32

Issues: a-b on UNI 55130 [45].
Producer: Stewart Levine


Hugh Masekela
prob. Los Angeles: c. 1969

Hugh Masekela (tp, vcl); Caution (Caiphus Semenya) (arr) with others unknown.

a. I Haven't Slept (aka Hangover (Babalazi))
     (Hugh Masekela/Letta Mbulu) - 2:50

same, without vcl.

b. Where Has All The Grass Gone? (Caiphus Semenya) - 2:45

Note: Letta Mbulu's Chisa performance of "I Haven't Slept" credits only Hugh Masekela as composer.

Issues: a-b on UNI 55165 [45].
Producer: Stewart Levine


GRAZING IN THE GRASS
Hugh Masekela
Live in concert, probably in New York City: c. 1969?

Hugh Masekela (tp, tambourine); Larry Willis (p); Buster Williams? (b); Al Foster (d).

a. Grazing In The Grass - 8:14

Hugh Masekela (tp, vcl); Larry Willis (p, background vcl?); Buster Williams? (b); Al Foster (d).

b. Bache Bula Banka (aka Bajabula Bonke) - 11:35

Hugh Masekela (tp, vcl); Larry Willis (el-p, key?); Buster Williams? (b); Al Foster (d).

c. The Band Began To Play - 19:04

Note: (1) Although the back sleeve of Upfront UPF-195 indicates "these recordings have been previously issued," this seems highly unlikely. The above titles come from a 1977 LP release which represents a less than audibly perfect live recording that sounds to have been captured around 1969, given the material, personnel and instrumentation. (2) "Bache Bula Banka" seems to be a suite that includes an unidentified and unknown title following the "Bajabula Bonke" section and "The Band Began To Play," which Masekela sings as "the band begins to play," seems to be preceded by an unrelated theme that is also unidentified and unknown.

Issues: a-c on Upfront UPF-195 (issued 1977).
Producer: Not Listed
Engineer: Tom Owen

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