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Feza, Mongezi (1945 - 1975), trumpeter

Charles de Ledesma and Barry Kernfeld

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online - The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, 2nd edition, issue Published in print January 2002 |
Published online January 2003 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b Queenstown, South Africa, 1945; d Epsom, England, 14 Dec 1975). South African trumpeter. He played trumpet from the age of eight, and when he was 16, in Cape Town, he joined the Swinging City Six, led by the tenor saxophonist Ronnie Beer. His playing attracted the attention of Chris McGregor and he was invited to join the Blue Notes, with which he performed at the Festival Mondial du

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