Legendary jazz icon and cultural activist Jonas Gwangwa will be laid to rest in Johannesburg on Friday. He died on Saturday at the age of 83.
Legendary jazz icon and cultural activist, Jonas Gwangwa, will be laid to rest in Johannesburg on Friday.
The Special Provincial State Funeral of Legendary jazz icon and activist Jonas Gwangwa is being held in Johannesburg.
Tributes continue to pour in for legendary jazz musician Jonas Gwanga who died on Saturday. With more than 30 years in the music industry, many are honouring the trombonist for his contribution to the struggle for freedom in South Africa.
When South African President Cyril Ramaphosa recently sent good wishes to hospitalised trombonist/composer Jonas Gwangwa, it represented far more than a routine official courtesy.
The people of Ga-Mashashane, outside Polokwane, in Limpopo, have paid a moving tribute to jazz musician and freedom fighter - Jonas Gwangwa.
Johannesburg Mayor Geoff Makhubo says Jonas Gwangwa’s contribution to the struggle against apartheid was immense and could be felt in the instrumental tunes he produced during the oppressive era.
South African is mourning one of its artistic giants, Jonas Gwangwa. The creative genius passed away on Saturday at the age of 83.
The family of legendary Jazz musician Jonas Mosa Gwangwa, has described the late music maestro as a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, friend and mentor.
Tributes continue to pour in for jazz musician, Jonas Gwangwa. He has been described as a creative genius, kind and humble.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has paid tribute to legendary Jazz musician Jonas Gwangwa, saying the jazz maestro ascends to South Africa's great orchestra of musical ancestors whose creative genius inspired millions in the country and mobilised the international community against apartheid.
The internationally revered jazz artist, composer and musical director has enthralled audiences around the world with his artistry for over 40 years.