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Abdullah Ibrahim

Primary Instrument: Piano

Born: October 9, 1934    

Abdullah Ibrahim

Where the African continent geographically descends into the Cape of Good Hope, sits Umlindi Wemingizimu, rising over 3000 feet into the South African sky. This translates into “The Watcher of the South”, today known as Table Mountain. The legend goes that its duty was to stand guard over anything evil or dangerous that may come from the south or the ocean. From the shores once inhabited by the San beach walkers and Khoikoi Bushmen, at the settlement at Table Bay known as Capetown, in the shadow of the mountain, began the life of a pilgrim on a devout journey (Haj), whose musical persona would transcend beyond the mundane, into spiritual echoes of Africa itself....
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  • Mukashi (Once upon a time)

    Sunnyside Records
    2014
  • African Piano

    Japo Records
    2014
  • Mukashi Once Upon a Time

    Intuition
    2014
  • Sotho Blue

    Sunnyside Records
    2011
  • Sotho Blue

    Tiptoe
    2010
  • Senzo

    Sunnyside Records
    2009
  • Banyana

    Tiptoe
    2008
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