The Jazz Epistles featuring Abdullah Ibrahim and Ekaya

The Jazz Epistles featuring Abdullah Ibrahim and Ekaya

South African jazz pioneers Abdullah Ibrahim and Hugh Masekela reunite on stage for the first time since the end of apartheid to tell the almost forgotten story of South Africa’s most important jazz collective, The Jazz Epistles.

In 1959, South Africa’s top musicians—Hugh Masekela on trumpet, Abdullah Ibrahim on piano, Jonas Gwangwa on trombone, Kippie Moeketsi on alto saxophone, Johnny Gertze on bass and Makaya Ntshoko on drums—created what Gwen Ansell, author of Soweto Blues, described as ...

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10 attendees (None invited)

Venue

UCLA Royce Hall
340 Royce Dr