Thamsanqa Shabalala of Ladysmith Black Mambazo – 2018 Lowell Summer Music Series

2018 photo100 – #53

I, like most Americans, first experienced the vocal power of this group on Paul Simon’s 1986 album “Graceland”. The simple stage setup for this group, 9 microphones, belies the complexity of the harmonies and rhythms crafted by this Grammy winning ensemble.

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