The Jazz Epistles: Abdullah Ibrahim with guest Terence Blanchard

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The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at UBC welcomes The Jazz Epistles: Abdullah Ibrahim with guest Terence Blanchard on February 18, 2018 at 7pm in the Chan Shun Concert Hall. Witness legendary keyboardist Ibrahim, famed alumni of the iconic South African group The Jazz Epistles, who helped motivate the freedom movement against apartheid. He alongside renowned New Orleans trumpeter Blanchard will offer a rare tribute performance. Named “South Africa’s Mozart” by Nelson Mandela, Ibrahim remains an avid international force in jazz and shines with ultimate grace on the keys. Along with five-time GRAMMY-winner Blanchard his own distinguished ensemble Ekaya will back him in a night of virtuosic jazz.

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