Farewell to unsung SA music veteran, Banza Kgasoane

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Moshe Kgasoane, better known as Micasa group member Mo-T, mourns the passing of his father, Banza Kgasoane, on 19 December 2015.

Moshe Kgasoane, better known as Micasa group member Mo-T, mourns the passing of his father, Banza Kgasoane, on 19 December 2015.

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Moshe Kgasoane, better known as Micasa group member Mo-T, mourns the passing of his father, Banza Kgasoane, on 19 December 2015.

Moshe Kgasoane, better known as Micasa group member Mo-T, mourns the passing of his father, Banza Kgasoane, on 19 December 2015.

JOHANNESBURG - The music industry bid farewell to one of its unsung veterans, trumpeter Banza Kgasoane, on Saturday.

Kgasoane was the father of Micasa group member ‘Mo-T’, aka Moshe Kgasoane.

Banza was a founding member of the platinum-selling Alexandra Brass Band and later the lead trumpeter of Mango Groove.

He died at the age of 65 following a short illness.

eNCA reporter Nontobeko Sibisi was at the funeral to capture the emotional sendoff, click the video gallery to watch her report.