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Louis Moholo-Moholo 70th Birthday Special

Jez Nelson presents the great South African drummer Louis Moholo-Moholo at a special concert in celebration of his 70th birthday. A founding member of legendary South African jazz groups The Blue Notes and The Brotherhood of Breath, Moholo-Moholo became a influential figure in the British jazz scene when he came to London in exile from apartheid during the mid-sixties. This concert sees him in a rare reunion duo with pianist Keith Tippett and a full ensemble including Jason Yarde, Henry Lowther and John Edwards. He also talks to Jez Nelson looking back over his eventful career.

Presenter: Jez Nelson
Producer: Russell Finch.

Release date:

1 hour, 45 minutes

Last on

Mon 24 Jan 2011 23:15

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