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Abdullah Ibrahim - Ekaya (Home) album

Abdullah Ibrahim - Ekaya (Home) album
Performer: Abdullah Ibrahim
Genre: Jazz
Title: Ekaya (Home)
FLAC album size: 1200
Style: Cape Jazz, Post Bop
Country: Europe
Released: 1986

The Mountain - Nisa - Mississippi Abdullah Ibrahim - piano Cleave Guyton - alto sax, flute Keith Loftis - tenor sax Andrae Murchinson - trombone Toni Kofi.

The Enja Heritage Collection: Echoes From Africa. Авторы текста и музыки.

Abdullah Ibrahim (Dollar Brand) ‎– Ekaya (Home). Label: Ekaya ‎– HUL 507. Format: Vinyl, LP, Album. Country: South Africa. Producer, Music Director, Photography By, Piano – Abdullah Ibrahim. Tenor Saxophone – Ricky Ford. Trombone – Dick Griffin.

Ekaya (Home) is a world fusion music album recording by ABDULLAH IBRAHIM (DOLLAR BRAND) released in 1983 on CD, LP/Vinyl and/or cassette.

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Abdullah Ibrahim/Archi Shepp - Moniebah (Abdullah Ibrahim) 08:20. Abdullah Ibrahim - Gafsha - Life Is for the Living, Death Is for Us All 05:03. Abdullah Ibrahim, Ekaya - Joan Capetown Flower (Emerald Bay) 09:21. Belden Bullock/George Gray/Abdullah Ibrahim/The String Orchestra - Mindif 06:36. Abdullah Ibrahim, Ekaya - Sotho Blue 05:27. Abdullah Ibrahim, Johnny Dyani - Namhanje 10:37. Abdullah Ibrahim, Ekaya - Calypso Minor 06:23. Abdullah Ibrahim, Ekaya - Star Dance 05:08. Dollar Brand & Abdullah Ibrahim Orchestra - Tintiyana, Pt. 1 06:58.

Abdullah Ibrahim (born Adolph Johannes Brand on 9 October 1934 and formerly known as Dollar Brand) is a South African pianist and composer. His music reflects many of the musical influences of his childhood in the multicultural port areas of Cape Town, ranging from traditional African songs to the gospel of the AME Church and ragas, to more modern jazz and other Western styles. Ibrahim is considered the leading figure in the subgenre of Cape jazz

The highlight from those concerts, a marvellous saxophone and trombone quartet version of that glorious, hymn-like tearjerker "The Wedding", remains the high-point on Sotho Blue, although everything here is amiable enough, if a little low-energy for much of the album. One can't help missing the original group's Carlos Ward on sax and flute.

Abdullah Ibrahim & Ekaya: Sotho Blue. Sono trascorsi quasi tre decenni da quando Abdullah Ibrahim presentò il progetto Ekaya nel disco omonimo del 1983: un settetto formato da tre sassofoni, un trombone ed una sezione ritmica con il leader al pianoforte.

Abdullah Ibrahim & Ekaya. Feb 28. 8:00 PM. Friday, February 28, 2020. Since founding South Africa’s first premier jazz group, the Jazz Epistles, and later being discovered by Duke Ellington, Ibrahim has recorded prolifically and become a leading figure in modern jazz. Recently awarded the title of NEA Jazz Master, he makes his Symphony Center debut with the celebrated septet Ekaya. Preconcert film screening of A Struggle of Love, a documentary about Abdullah Ibrahim. This performance is part of: Jazz.

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Ekaya 7:40
A2 Sotho Blue 5:40
A3 Ntyilo, Ntyilo
Written-By – Mackay Davashe
4:27
B1 Bra Timing From Phomolong 5:07
B2 Ek Se Ou Windhoek Toe Nou 8:03
B3 Cape Town 6:54

Credits

  • Alto Saxophone, Flute – Carlos Ward
  • Arranged By, Directed By, Liner Notes – Abdullah Ibrahim
  • Baritone Saxophone – Charles Davis
  • Bass – Cecil McBee
  • Cover – Abdurahman Bauxhau Stone
  • Drums – Ben Riley
  • Engineer – Rudy Van Gelder
  • Liner Notes – Thomas Rome
  • Photography By – Jean-Daniel Bloesch
  • Piano – Abdullah Ibrahim
  • Producer – Abdullah Ibrahim, Sathima Bea Benjamin
  • Tenor Saxophone – Ricky Ford
  • Trombone – Dick Griffin

Notes

Ekaya means Home, in several southern African languages.
℗ 1984 EKAPA Records
© 1986 BlackHawk Records

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
E.K. 005, EKAPA-005 Abdullah Ibrahim Ekaya (Home) ‎(LP, Album) Ekapa, Ekapa E.K. 005, EKAPA-005 Europe 1983
BKH 50205 CD Abdullah Ibrahim Ekaya (Home) ‎(CD, Album) Black Hawk BKH 50205 CD Europe 1987
BKH 50205 Abdullah Ibrahim Ekaya (Home) ‎(LP, Album, RE) Blackhawk Records BKH 50205 Germany 1987
HUL 507 Abdullah Ibrahim (Dollar Brand)* Ekaya (Home) ‎(LP, Album) Ekaya HUL 507 South Africa 1984
ROTH 126 Abdullah Ibrahim Ekaya (Home) ‎(LP, Album) Roots Record Company ROTH 126 South Africa 1989

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