The Jazz Epistles: Feat. Abdullah Ibrahim & Ekaya

  • Guest Artist
Tue, 04/24/2018 - 7:00pm
| Baker Hall |
$54/44/34

Abdullah Ibrahim welcomes musicians from his youth and the original Jazz Epistles band to reimagine music for his Ekaya Chamber Ensemble. This historic music was almost lost forever — only 500 copies were made in 1959, buried, and rediscovered decades later after the tyranny of apartheid in South Africa. Please note: There has been a change to the performers for this concert. Hugh Masekela will be replaced by former Count Basie Orchestra trumpeter Freddie Hendrix. Hendrix will join Abdullah Ibrahim & Ekaya for the Jazz Epistles. Masekela had to cancel due to medical reasons. 

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