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Hugh Masekela With Kalahari

  • Tomorrow [Warner Bros., 1987] B-

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Tomorrow [Warner Bros., 1987]
The words document his losses, his struggle, his oppression as a South African exile. I learned from them, and that's high praise for any lyric. The music documents the life he wants to lead, which is as corny as any other dance-fusion jazz played by musicians overimpressed with their own chops. He has a right to that life, obviously. Just as obviously, I have a right to pursue my own life elsewhere. B-