Hugh Masekela - Live in Lesotho (2LP GateFold ReMastered 180g Vinyl)
Brand new extended and remastered version of the original LP from 1981. Gatefold with new unseen photography and liner notes.
A2 Ha Le Se Le Li Khanna
B2 Part of a Whole
C1 Sister Fania
D1 The Healing Song
Released 2 Dec 2019
HUGH MASEKELA (Flugelhorn & vocals)
RENE MCLEAN (Alto Sax, Tenor Sax & vocals)
DON BLACKMAN (Piano)
BOBBY BREW (Guitar)
VICTOR BAILEY (Bass)
POOGIE BELL (Drums)
THANDEKA HGONO, THEMBI MTSHALI & LORRAINE MAHLANGU (Background vocals, courtesy of Café Society)
All arrangements by Don Blackman and Hugh Masekela.
Executive Producer: Victor B. Maloi
Assistant Producer: Quincy Troupe
Photographs: Walter Putso
Graphics and design: Richard Jack
Album recording at Maseru Holiday Inn Theatre before a small invited audience on a Tascam 8-track through a Raindirk mini mixer. All mics and monitors used were Electro-Voice. The recording was totally unrehearsed and is a genuine “live” sound.
Recording team: Prosound South Africa (Terry Acres, Simon Oates & Tony Oates)
Remix and production: Greg Cutlet and Terry Acres at Satbel Studio.
A special thanks to ‘Blowie’ Moloi and his love of music.
Reissue produced by Chris Albertyn and Matt Temple at Matsuli Music
New liner notes by Atiyyah Khan
Audio remastering and vinyl cut by Frank at the Carvery, London.
Reissue design by Swifty
Reissue photography by Anthony Barboza (Hugh Masekela, 1980), Alf Khumalo/Gallo Images (Masekela and Makeba in Lesotho), Rodney Barnett (Masekela on stage)