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Barbara and Hugh Masekela in Studio 3A
Hugh Masekela made a remarkable journey from apartheid South Africa to the music scene in New York City, where he struck gold with Grazin' in the Grass. After his musical success, the trumpeter faced personal turbulence and an eventual return to his transformed homeland. NPR's Neal Conan talks with Masekela.
Hugh Masekela, South African jazz legend and world music pioneer. His new autobiography, co-written with Michael Cheers, is Still Grazing: The Musical Journey of Hugh Masekela
Barbara Masekela, South African ambassador to the United States and Hugh Masekela's sister