Masterpiece uncovers the hidden, and sets free, what is all-embracing:The rhythm of the life. Love. The sovereign. Abdullah Ibrahim is an artist, whose music is based on the traditions of his home in south Africa, deep-rooted spirituality and the Japanese culture. He was born and raised in Cape Town, but escaped into exile because of the Apartheid-System. In the 60’s he was discovered and supported by Duke Ellington. Worldwide he has made a mark as a pianist, a bandleader, a composer and an improvisator. He became the symbol of the liberation movement in his home country in Africa- together with his friend Nelson Mandela.
He worked together with stars like Duke Ellington, John Coltrane, Ornette Coleman, Hugh Masekela, Miriam Makeba, Pharoah Sanders, Cecil Taylor and Don Cherry. From Bebop to Free Jazz, he found himself: In concerts, where the pieces merge – inspired by the storytellers of his African home, Ibrahim tells stories about life. His work touches the soul. It spreads depth, joy, vitality and lightness. His solos are a bow to the beauty and the magnitude of life. (Ute Seiler-BR)
Night Club im Bayerischen Hof
Promenadeplatz 2-6, 80333 Munich
ADMISSION: 7 p.m. / BEGINNING: 7:30 p.m.
ENTRANCE: € 40,00 plus advance booking fee ; At the door: € 48,00