Happy Birthday Abdullah Ibrahim. ‘Dr. Ibrahim’

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Abdullah Ibrahim meets Carlos Ward (1984)

December 9, 1984 – South-African pianist Abdullah Ibrahim (ex Dollar Brand) and Panamanian saxophonist Carlos Ward play together at the “International Jazz Piano Festival” in Kalisz, the oldest city of Poland...

Abdullah Ibrahim takes Ekaya to San Sebastian (2011)

July 22, 2011 – Abdullah Ibrahim and Ekaya – that is Cleave Guyton (as, fl), Keith Loftis (ts), Andrae Murchinson (tb), Toni Kofi (bs), Belden Bullock (b) and George Gray (d) – perform at “Jazzaldia” in Donosti, San Sebastian, Spain...

Abdullah Ibrahim is on German TV (1968)

August 14, 1968 – you do not want to miss Abdullah Ibrahim (p) John Tchicai, Gato Barbieri (s), Barre Phillips (b), Makaya Ntshoko (d) at Michael Naura´s German Jazz-TV series on NDR...

Africanisms

...Essaouira to Marrakech, easily understandable when you listen to the spellbinding sound of Bekkas´ voice, guembri and guitar. Like a watermark, the mystery of Africa can be felt in the backround, alongside the blues. Europe Jazz Network : Other than six months with the Elvin Jones quartet, Abdullah Ibrahim (who...

On the Airs

...Lou Donaldson. PLAYLIST : Djavan – Ventos Do Norte (3.18) . Abdullah Ibrahim – Desert Air (4.57) . Wes Montgomery – Wind Song (2.22) . The String Quartet – The Wind Cries Mary (3.32) . Duke Ellington and His Orchest – Harlem Air Shaft (2.59) . Marilyn Lerner – Throw...

Count Strayhorn

...glbtq.com : Only one solo album of his own was released during his lifetime, and until the mid-1990s, not a single biography had been written about him. PLAYLIST : Jimmy Smith – Satin Doll (7.00) . Abdullah Ibrahim – A Flower Is a Lovesome Thing (4.35) . Duke Ellington &...

Count And Duke Go To The Movies

...(1980), Rhythm and Blues Revue (1955)) Jazz.com : Solitude recording sat unreleased for 45 years…. Sathima Bea Benjamin had introduced Ellington to the music of Dollar Brand (later Abdullah Ibrahim), and Duke arranged for recording sessions for both artists, with hopes that they would be issued on Frank Sinatra‘s Reprise...

Hugh Masekela – Just Hugh

...@last.fm : Hugh Masekela was an old collaborator of Abdullah Ibrahim. He is reported to have been initially inspired in his musical growth by Trevor Huddleston, a British priest working in the South African townships who financed Masekela’s first trumpet. @Discogs : In 1961, as part of the anti-apartheid campaign,...