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Label: Sunnyside Records
Released: 2010
Track listing: Green Kalahari; Song for Sathima; Mandela; District Six (Trance Circle Dance); Bombella; Meditation--Joan Capetown Flower (Emerald Bay); I Mean You/For Monk; For Lawrence Brown (Remembrance); Excursions (Masters and Muses); African River.


Label: Sunnyside Records
Released: 2010
Track listing: 01. Green Kalahari; 02. Song 3or Sathima; 03. Mandela; 04. District Six (Trance Circle Dance); 05. Bombella; 07. Meditation / Joan Capetown Flower (Emerald Bay); 08. I Mean You / For Monk; 09. For Lawrence Brown (Remembrance); 10. Excursions (Masters and Muses); 11. African River.


Abdullah Ibrahim & WDR Big Band Cologne: Bombella

Read "Bombella" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Il brano di apertura, “Green Kalahari," è un'improvvisazione per solo piano, dedicata al luogo in cui il pianista ha realizzato la sua M7 Academy per i musicisti sudafricani. Si tratta di un brano di cui è stata realizzata una sola take, e mai più suonato. Un'applicazione del principio no mind, che Ibrahim ha mutuato dalle arti ...


Abdullah Ibrahim & The WDR Big Band, Cologne: Bombella

Read "Bombella" reviewed by Raul d'Gama Rose

The emotion of an Abdullah Ibrahim record can be pleasantly overpowering. Bombella, featuring Cologne's WDR Big Band--arranged and conducted by Steve Gray--overpowers with both passion and majesty. From score to large soundstage, Ibrahim translates his regal persona into some of the most memorable music he has ever written, including African Symphony (Enja/JustinTime, 2001), African Suite (Tiptoe, ...


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