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The Makanda Project Summer Concert: Remembering Ndikho Xaba

Presented by Unitarian Universalist Urban Ministry at First Church in Roxbury, Boston MA

Aug 10 2019
The Makanda Project Summer Concert: Remembering Ndikho Xaba

The Makanda Project presents a special program honoring and featuring the music of South African innovator Ndikho Xaba (1934-2019)

The Makanda Project will present a special tribute to South African musician, composer, and activist Ndikho Xaba (1934-2019), who passed away on June 11 after a long battle with Parkinson's Disease.  Mr. Xaba, who spent over three decades in exile in the U.S. during apartheid, was unique in his fusing of South African music with the more forward-looking forms of American jazz.  Several of his compositions, arranged by John Kordalewski, have been in the Makanda Project's repertoire for the

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First Church in Roxbury

10 Putnam Street (John Eliot Square), Boston, MA 02119

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