Abdullah Ibhrahim on BBC3

Kevin Le Gendre presents an interview with piano great and anti-apartheid activist Abdullah Ibrahim, dubbed “South Africa’s Mozart” by Nelson Mandela. Looking back over his five-decade career, Ibrahim shares some of the music that has inspired and influenced him, along with tales of jazz listening...

Gearbox Records release ‘Understanding the Balance with Abdullah Ibrahim’

Gearbox presents 'Understanding 'The Balance' with Abdullah Ibrahima one-off online masterclass with pianist and composer Abdullah Ibrahim 10 segments, each 2 minutes longAvailable on Vimeo with password accessPassword and link will be received within 24hrs of purchaseEach lesson is transcribed in the description below the video Watch the...

Giants of Jazz – Dream Time

Tuesday, 23.03.2021 / 8 p.m. Prinzregententheater Catch-up date for April 21, 2020! Cards remain valid! “People don't like Abdullah Ibrahim, they adore him.” The Guardian London 50 blinding years of distilled jazz / The Guardian London “The Great Warmth” Süddeutsche Zeitung 7/2019 “In the sold-out Prinzregententheater, Abdullah Ibrahim plays the...

Japan SA

Honouring a special SA, Japan history

"As my term in South Africa draws to a close, allow me to share my thoughts in this column. I served in South Africa as a diplomat for a total of 21 years intermittently since 1987."...

Abdullah Ibrahim City Press

Ibrahim: ‘n Blik tot anderkant die Melkweg

Die storie begin dekades gelede toe Abdullah Ibrahim ’n leerling aan die Trafalgar High School in Distrik Ses was. Leergierig het hy gaan rondkrap in argiewe en opgelees oor Anthony van Japan, die eerste Japannees aan die Kaap wat as slaaf vir Zacharias Wagenaer (Jan...

Blues for District Six

early one new year's morning when the emerald bay waved its clear waters against the noisy dockyard a restless south easter skipped over slumbering lion’s head danced up hanover street tenored a bawdy banjo strung an ancient cello bridged a host of guitars tambourined through a dingy alley into a scented cobwebbed room and...