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Abdullah Ibrahim & Ekaya

with Keyon Harrold

Abdulla Ibrahim is looking out a window

EFG London Jazz Festival will be finishing in style as effervescent South African pianist Abdullah Ibrahim performs alongside long-time band Ekaya and special guest trumpeter Keyon Harrold.

An Abdullah Ibrahim concert is a rare treat – the veteran jazz musician has an uncanny ability to move audiences from deep contemplation to carefree abandon with effortless cool. He remains one of the most charismatic performers in the jazz scene – which he has been at the forefront of for over 50 years. His music has long tracked the turbulence of his South African homeland’s history, matching its past struggles and current optimism through music of great hope and deeply reflective soulfulness.

Tonight he will reflect on his past playing classics with his trusted band Ekaya, but will have one eye on the future as he welcomes trumpet upstart Keyon Harrold to the stage with him.

This performance will begin promptly at the advertised start time of 7.30pm

Running time 90 minutes - no interval.

Times are approximate and subject to change.

Part of EFG London Jazz Festival 2018

Produced by Serious


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