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ECM Records

Abdullah Ibrahim ‎– African Piano

$39.00

ECM Records

Abdullah Ibrahim ‎– African Piano

$39.00

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Sometimes a musical message is so urgent that questions of recording quality are almost beside the point. Informally recorded in 1969 in a noisy club – Copenhagen’s famous Jazzhus Montmartre – the flavour of this album is ‘documentary’ rather than luxuriantly hi-fidelity, yet the essence of Abdullah Ibrahim’s communication comes through loud and clear. The listener is drawn into the robust rhythms of his solo piano style, as he re-examines the history of jazz from a South African perspective, with echoes of songs of the townships, and vamps that hint of Monk and Duke and much more. African Piano was a highly influential album, and it has lost none of its power. – ECM Records

Label: ECM Records ‎– JAPO 60002, ECM Records ‎– 374 3555

Format: Vinyl, LP, Album, Reissue, 180g Audiophile High Quality Pressing Country:

Germany

Released: 2014

Genre: Jazz

Style: Free Jazz, Soul-Jazz, Cape Jazz