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Jazz musician Jonas Gwangwa has died #RIPJonasGwangwa

Jonas Gwangwa

The South African Jazz industry has lost one of its own. Renowned trombone player, Jonas Gwangwa has died at the age of 83. The legendary musicians is known for hit songs such as Batsumi among others.

He was awarded the order of Inkamanga for his exceptional contribution to music and the struggle for freedom. Gwangwa has passed away on the anniversary of both Hugh Masekela and Oliver Mtukudzi’s deaths.

Jonas Gwangwa

In a tribute to Gwangwa, President Cyril Ramaphosa says he mobilised the international community against the apartheid system.

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Source: eNCA