New Generation to See Legendary Ladysmith Black Mambazo

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Monday January 21, 2013

From The Gazette

New generation to see legendary Ladysmith Black Mambazo from South Africa Friday
By: Virginia Terhune

During his 65 years, Albert Mazibuko has gone from living under apartheid and herding cattle to living free and touring the world.

He is one of the nine members of Ladysmith Black Mambazo, which will visit the Music Center at Strathmore on Friday.

The legendary a capella group from South Africa will be performing some of its peace songs during the concert, which kicks off a 10-week U.S. tour.

Some of the songs are on their live concert CD called ‘Singing for Peace Around the World.’

They were written over time ‘to encourage different political organizations to stop fighting and solve problems by talking,’ Mazibuko said.

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