Watch: The funeral service for trombonist Jonas Gwangwa is being held in Sophiatown.

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Jonas Mosa Gwangwa was a South African jazz musician, songwriter and producer, queue during the era of oppression his voice was widely used to express what his people were feeling in Soweto, in which he sang many songs to dedicate to his people, even with several difficult times in that era but he always tried to get his message across.Our hearts beat with profound loss': family of SA jazz legend Jonas Gwangwa He was an important figure in South African jazz for over 40 years, jazz and one of the style of music that back in the day, people used to talk about what they were feeling and Jonas Mosa Gwangwa was one of the people at that time who was an icon for the people who lived in Sophiatown, in addition to Sophiatown, he also impacted several people who were different from the province.

Gwangwa was born in Orlando East, Soweto. He first gained prominence playing the trombone with The Jazz Epistles and was one of the best moments of his life, when he was recognized for his style of music to be recognized internationally, for living for a long time oppressed in Sophiatown, which was one of the most violent townships at that time.

On the morning of January 23, 2021, Mzansi woke up with sad news that one of his biggest icons Gwangwa died at the age of 83.

The funeral service for trombonist Jonas Gwangwa is being held in Sophiatown.

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