"Bra Hugh gave me my first Frugal Horn"

Sydney Mavundla is a South African trumpeter who started learning trumpet at the age of 14, with his father being his first teacher. Having gone through his journey in music, he has toured in and out of Africa.

When I first met Bra Hugh in 1992, I was doing my first year at the University of Kwazulu-Natal. When we reconnected again it was when I was back in Johannesburg in 1999 during the time of former president Thabo Mbeki's first inauguration

Sydney Mavundla

After I came back from Johannesburg, Bra Hugh handed me my first Frugal Horn. The second one he gave me, it was when he invited me to his house. I am lucky to have know

Sydney Mavundla

You might find someone who might be able to do what bra Hugh used to do with a frugal horn, but there would never be a Bra Hugh

Sydney Mavundla

This article first appeared on 702 : "Bra Hugh gave me my first Frugal Horn"


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