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Award-winning SA jazz musician, Jonas Gwangwa has died

Jonas - Award-winning SA jazz musician, Jonas Gwangwa has died

The South African music trade has misplaced one other legend because the award-winning jazz musician, Jonas Gwangwa was introduced lifeless on Saturday.

It’s saddening that his passing falls on the third anniversary of Hugh Masekela’s demise and the third anniversary of Oliver Mtukudzi’s demise.

The famend trombone participant who dies at age 83 has been an essential determine in SA jazz for over 40 years.

In a tribute to Gwangwa, President Cyril Ramaphosa says: “Jonas Gwanga ascends to our nice orchestra of musical ancestors whose artistic genius & dedication to the liberty of all South Africans impressed tens of millions in our nation & mobilised the worldwide neighborhood towards the apartheid system.”

 

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