Lush Life

LUSH LIFE Presents Abdullah Ibrahim Solo Piano Concert 2019 at Kamigamo Shrine. 2019.9.28 (sat) / 29 (sun) 開催決定!詳細は、Facebook, Twitterにて後日あらためてお知らせします。(GW前後予定)

Celebrate the 2019 NEA Jazz Masters with the National Endowment for the Arts

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Free Tickets to the April 15 Tribute Concert Available to Reserve Starting March 7 Washington, DC: The National Endowment for the Arts will honor the 2019 NEA Jazz Masters – recipients of the nation’s highest honor in jazz – at a series of free events this April, held in collaboration with the John F. Kennedy […]

Abdullah Ibrahim signs with Gearbox Records


gearboxrecords huge announcement: The legendary South African pianist and composer Abdullah Ibrahim (aka Dollar Brand) has signed to Gearbox. Abdullah has been making music since the 40s, and has collaborated with the likes of Duke Ellington, Don Cherry, and Archie Shepp. A prolific composer, his famous composition ‘Mannenberg’ has become associated with the anti-apartheid movement […]

National Endowment for the Arts Names 2019 Jazz Masters

2019 Jazz Masters

It is a springtime rite of passage eagerly awaited by jazz enthusiasts. The 2019 National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) has announced four greats who will join an esteemed group of jazz giants. This year’s honorees are: Stanley Crouch – jazz historian, author, critic, co-founder of Jazz at Lincoln Center (2019 A.B. Spellman NEA Jazz […]

Once-off Abdullah Ibrahim Master Class at the Fugard Studio Theatre

Abdullah Ibrahim Masterclass

Abdullah Ibrahim, South Africa’s most distinguished pianist, will be presenting a once-off Master Class as part of his Solo Piano Concert Series in The Fugard Studio Theatre in January 2019. On Wednesday 16 January 2019 at 14h00, Abdullah Ibrahim, world renowned musician whose career spans nearly seventy years, will take audiences through his process of […]



Dr Billy Taylor narrated an incident when he and Art Tatum after a concert went to hang at a club. A young pianist was playing. When he noticed that Art Tatum was in the house he came over. ‘Mr Tatum what an honour to meet. You have been my inspiration and I would like to […]