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Hugh Masekela & Joshua Allen

   
 

May 16th, 2007 ~ Hugh Masekela sets the record straight on "township bop," playing Satchmo's horn, and how he ended up with a million-selling hit that made the South African trumpeter and jazzman a rock star. Join Nick as he visits with Virginia-based Joshua Allen, and listen to Allen demonstrate the ox horn flute.

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Hour One   Hour Two  
  • Open Bed: Grazing in the Grass Hugh Masekela
    Still Grazing, Blue Thumb
  • I've Got the World on a String Louis Armstrong
    The Complete RCA Victor Recordings, BMG
  • Owakho Miram Makeba & the Skylarks
    The Best of Miriam Makeba & the Skylarks, Camden
  • Yes We Can Can The Pointer Sisters
    All Day Thumbsucker Revisited, Blue Thumb
  • Africa The Meters
    The Meters Anthology, Rhino
  • Afro Beat Blues Ojah with Hugh Masekela
    Hugh Masekela presents: The CHISA Years 1965-1975, BBE
  • Instrumental: Clarinet Kwela Kippie Moeketsi & The Marabi Kings
    Township Jazz ‘n' Jive, Music Collection International
  • INTERVIEW: Hugh Masekela, pt. I Hugh Masekela
    Listen
  • 4th Movement: Kucheza Blues Randy Weston
    Uhuru Afrika / Highlife, Roulette
  • Pretty Africa Desmond Dekker & the Aces
    Rudy Got Soul: 1963-1968, Trojan
  • Instrumental: Awe Mfana Johannesburg Street Band
    Hugh Masekela presents: The CHISA years 1965-1975, BBE
  • INTERVIEW: Hugh Masekela, pt. II Hugh Masekela
    Listen
  • Grazin' in the Grass Rebirth Brass Band
    Rebirth Kickin' it Live!, Rounder
 
  • Open Bed: Otha's Piece Otha Turner with the Como Drum Band
    Mississippi Delta Blues Jam, Vol. 1, Arhoolie
  • Fox and the Hounds Henry Thomas
    Before the Blues, Vol. 3, Yazoo
  • Going Up the Country Canned Heat
    Under My Wheels: 12 Road Trippin' Tracks, Hip-O
  • Old Blue The Byrds
    Dr. Byrds and Mr. Hyde, Columbia/Legacy
  • Fox Hunt Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee
    Back to New Orleans, Fantasy
  • Dog Hill Boozoo Chavis
    Boozoo Chavis, Elektra Nonesuch
  • Instrumental: Tiger Rag Chet Atkins
    RCA Country Legends, Buddha
  • Tiger Rag Kermit Ruffins
    Big Easy, Basin Street
  • Tiger Man (King of the Jungle) Rufus Thomas, Jr
    The Sun Records Collection, Rhino
  • Shake 'Em on Down R.L. Burnside
    Too Bad Jim, Fat Possum
  • Rollin' and Tumblin' Bob Dylan
    Modern Times, Columbia
  • Coo Coo Bird Rufus Kasey
    Black Banjo Songsters of North Carolina and Virginia, Folkways
  • Southbound The Doc Watson Family
    The Doc Watson Family, Smithsonian Folkways
  • Instrumental: Candy Man Reverend Gary Davis
    The Bluesville Years Vol. 6: Blues Sweet Carolina Blues, Prestige
  • Richmond Blues John Cephas and Phil Wiggins
    Goin' Down the Road Feelin' Bad, Evidence
  • Goin' to Sit Down on the Banks of the River Blind Gary Davis
    Harlem Street Singer, Prestige/Bluesville
  • INTERVIEW: Joshua Allen
    Listen
  • End Bed: Black and Blue Louis Armstrong
    Satch Blows the Blues, Columbia