Another legendary jazz musician Jonas Gwangwa has passed away, he played a huge role during the dark days of apartheid as we was using music to communicate about what was happening inside the country.
It’s a sad day because he was part of the music industry doing different things for a period of over 40 years.
has dies at the age of 83. This is heartbreaking news in the arts industry. Gwangwa was an award-winning jazz musician.
Mr Cyril Ramaphosa has released a statement via twitter paying a tribute to a legendary jazz musician, in the message he was sending a condolence of the family as well as close friends during this difficult moments, because losing a loved one will always be painful.
The 82-year-old, who was presently recuperating subsequent to being disturbed by weakness as of late, was
respected by South African Afro Music Awards (Saafma) on October 19 at Wits Great Hall, Johannesburg.
His lifework solidified when he filled in as writer, arranger and musical head of the Amandla Cultural Ensemble, the freedom development’s gathering – an energetic annal of the part of music as a methods for dissent and endurance through over 40 years of battle against apartheid.
It’s because two weeks ago his wife mam’Violet has lost her life it must be a very painful moment for the family to lose loved one’s in a short period of time. The president described the legendary musician as a giant in the music industry, he made us to feel better with his melody and he was a brave man but now he is in a better place may his soul rest in peace.