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Jun 26, 2014 | Iol.co.za

Celebrating Abdullah Ibrahim's 'Mannenberg'

Those opening chords and that memorable riff have over the decades permeated our collective subconscious and we all immediately recognise the august yet kindly, serene face of its composer.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

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Abdullah Ibrahim: Mukashi

Mukashi translates in Japanese as "Once upon a time" is a very appropriate title considering Ibrahim's impressive storytelling skills, as well as the visual evocations of the record.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Scotsman.com

Van Morrison to headline Edinburgh jazz festival

A star-studded event at the Festival Theatre, which will also be the opening gala of the Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival, will feature some of South Africa's leading performers.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

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CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM: Abdullah Ibrahim's "Mukashi" to be Released on Sunnyside Records on 4/29

Establishing a distinctive sound on an instrument is a truly demanding task. Taking the innovations of generations of musicians and channeling these lessons learned into new concepts has become the ultimate goal of every musician.

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Mon Mar 03, 2014

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Abdullah Ibrahim: African Piano

1 & 2 and Facing You , respectively, but a lesser-known recording from 1969, unreleased until 1973 on ECM's sister label, JAPO, could be considered its true first.

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