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651 Arts brings African culture to Brooklyn – hosting Hugh Masekela & Somi (tonight)


As part of the 651 Arts series of performance-interviews conducted by artists of artists, world renowned South African horn-player, composer and vocalist Hugh Masekela will interview American-Rwandan and -Ugandan jazz vocalist and songwriter Somi. As a special treat, Masekela will sit in with Somi as she performs her new work If The Rains Come First.

That happens Tuesday, May 11th (tonight) at the Kumble Theater at Long Island University’s Brooklyn Campus. Tickets are on sale. Videos of both are below…

Somi “Waiting in Vain” @ Joe’s Pub NYC Feb ’08

Hugh Masekela- Thanayi

Hugh Masekela Bajabula Bonke Healing Song 1967 monterey pop

Hugh Masekela with Paul Simon

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