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Dollar Brand/Abdullah Ibrahim

Dollar Brand/Abdullah Ibrahim

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Dollar Brand: Improvisations on Life

Interview by Brian Case, New Musical Express, 29 March 1975

DOLLAR BRAND don't take music lightly. No sir! So fasten your seat-belts please for a guided tour of Allah, the meaning of life, Africa, the ...

Dollar Brand: Camden Town Hall, London

Live Review by Richard Cook, New Musical Express, 15 March 1980

A LITTLE South African night music; Dollar Brand — or Abdullah Ibrahim as he now prefers — and two 50 minute sets of solo piano, ...

Dollar Brand: Albany, Deptford, London

Live Review by Mick Brown, The Guardian, 3 September 1982

IT IS ONE of the most extraordinary aspects of the work of Abdullah Ibrahim, also known as Dollar Brand, that for a South African pianist ...

Dollar Brand: Royal Festival Hall, London

Live Review by Charles Shaar Murray, New Musical Express, 8 September 1984

A LONG TIME ago, Dollar Brand recorded an album called African Space Programme: the cover's landscape interpreted space as being something which is not up ...

Abdullah Ibrahim: Out of (South) Africa

Profile and Interview by Don Snowden, L.A. Weekly, 6 October 1988

FUNNY THAT you never hear Abdullah Ibrahim's name mentioned in post-Graceland discussions of contemporary South African music. The 54-year-old pianist/composer (who performed as Dollar Brand ...


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