featuring ABDULLAH IBRAHIM & EKAYA and HUGH MASEKELA
"South Africa's Mozart" - Nelson Mandela about Abdullah Ibrahim
"Hugh Masekela is still one of the most thrilling live performers around" - Rolling Stone
We are excited to announce a collaboration between two of South Africa's most esteemed jazz legends – Abdullah Ibrahim and Hugh Masekela. After years in exile and liberated South Africa it is only now, for the first time in almost 60 years that these two iconic jazz instrumentalists, icons and South African global jazz ambassadors, both founding members of the legendary Jazz Epistles, the first all-black jazz group in South Africa back in the 1960s, Abdullah Ibrahim and Hugh Masekela will now reunite and perform on one stage with a new concert program honoring this historic group in Europe in 2017.
VIDEOS - please do not miss to watch a teaser of: Concert at Emperor's Palace in Johannesburg, June 2016
JAZZ EPISTLES - THE STORY IN CONCERT:
ABDULLAH IBRAHIM & EKAYA plus HUGH MASEKELA
Abdullah Ibrahim – piano; Hugh Masekela – flugelhorn, trumpet, vocals; Jonas Gwangwa – trombone; Noah Jackson - bass, cello; Will Terrill – drums; Cleave Guyton Jr.– alto saxophone, flute, clarinet, piccolo; Lance Bryant – tenor saxophone; Andrae Murchison - trombone, trumpet; Marshall McDonald – baritone saxophone.
THIS VERY SPECIAL PRODUCTION WILL NOW BE AVAILABLE FOR CONCERT BOOKINGS IN 2017 & 2018 !
BE PART OF THIS HISTORICAL MOMENT!
Don't hesitate to get in touch with us if you are interested to invite the Jazz Epistles - The Story for a concert.
GRIOT GmbH, Wulf v. Gaudecker: firstname.lastname@example.org
Exclusive territory: Germany, Austria, Switzerland
All concerts in co-operation with MM Music Agency, Maurice Orlando Montoya
Europe: all other countries handled by MM Music Agency in co-operation with GRIOT or vice versa.
UK: MM Music Agency and GRIOT cooperate with Serious, John Cumming, as the agent in charge.
MAIN TOUR PERIOD 2017/2018:
* July, August, October, November 2017
* May, September 2018
Travelling party: 12