Ibrahim, Abdullah: African Marketplace - Sheet Music Download

Interpreter: Abdullah Ibrahim
Instrumentation: Band/Ensemble
Music Genres: Jazz
Level: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5
Order No. 101-380-8054
Publisher: jazzinotes
Transcription: Arrangement close to original
Delivery Option: Download

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Interpreter Abdullah Ibrahim
Music by Abdullah Ibrahim
Subgenres African
Instrumentation Band/Ensemble
Instruments Wood Winds, Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone, Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Trumpet, El. Bass, Percussion
Instruments on the Recording Ensemble
Instrumentation Details The original instrumentation is Soprano Saxophone, Alto Saxophone 1, Alto Saxophone 2, Tenor Saxophone, Percussion an electric Bass. But the jazzinotes edition contains for the 4 meldody instruments also parts in C (e.g- flute oder synthesizer) and Bb (e.g. for clarinet or trumpet). The percussion is notated as Small Drum and Big Drum and may performed e.g. from Djembe, Sogo, Bongo, Conga or Drums.
Transcription Arrangement close to original
Arranged from Album
Album African Marketplace (Abdullah Ibrahim)
Duration 7:02
Level 3
Pages 34 (6 Score, 28 Parts)

Abdullah Ibrahim war born on the 9th of october 34 in Cape Town as Adolph Johannes Brand. He emigrated in times of apartheid to Europe and was supported by Duke Ellington. In the Jazz world he became famous as Dollar Brand. In 1965 he moved on the the USA. As a pianist he was member of several bands and also organized his own band. After coverting to islam he returned to South Africa in 1970. 1979 he recorded the album African Marketplace with the title tune. He recorded several interpretations of this composition, e.g. on Cape Town Flowers, Mindif, Ekapaa Lodumo oder A Celebration. There a a lot of cover versions, too.

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