“The music will live on” - Tributes continue to pour in for Jazz icon, Jonas Gwangwa

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Legendary jazz musician, Jonas Gwangwa has passed away.
Legendary jazz musician, Jonas Gwangwa has passed away.
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Legendary jazz musician, Jonas Gwangwa left many with broken hearts when he passed away on Saturday, 23 January 2021 – following his jazz counterparts, Hugh Masekela who passed away on the same day in 2018 as well as Oliver Mtukudzi who passed away on the same day in 2019.

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The great South African trombonist and composer will be remembered for advocating against apartheid through his music as well as being an ambassador for South Africa’s music all around the globe.

His hit-songs Morwa and Kgomo were household songs that brought fee-good memories amongst many families.

Tributes from industry colleagues, fans as well as politicians have been pouring in on social media – with many sharing their memories with the fallen icon.

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