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Assagai
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Assagai was an Afro-rock band from South Africa, active in the early 70s in London. It consisted of five members: drummer Louis Moholo, trumpeter/flautist Mongezi Feza, tenor saxophonist Bizo Muggikana, guitarist Fred Cocker, and alto saxophonist Dudu Pukwana. They recorded for the British label Vertigo Records. Both their albums featured songs written by members of Jade Warrior and also included guest appearances from them as well. In the 60s, Pukwana, Feza, and Moholo were also members of the jazz band The Blue Notes alongside Chris McGregor, and were later members of McGregor's Brotherhood of Breath.
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Assagai — Assagai Assagai — Assagai
(Repertoire 4448-WF, 1971/1994, CD)
Assagai — Zimbabwe Assagai — Zimbabwe
(Keyhole KHCD9012, 1971/2014, CD)

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