Short Description: The sheet music is an arrangement of "African Marketplace" (Abdullah Ibrahim) for flexible ensemble, incl. score & parts
Licensed Territory: worldwide except Asia. You are not allowed to purchase the sheet music in Asia!
Instruments: Woodwinds, Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone, Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Trumpet, El. Bass, Percussion
Instrumentation Details: The original instrumentation is Soprano Saxophone, Alto Saxophone 1, Alto Saxophone 2, Tenor Saxophone, Percussion an electric Bass. But thejazzinotes 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.
Interpreter: Abdullah Ibrahim
Music by: Abdullah Ibrahim
Level: 3 (of 5)
Pages: 34 (6 score + 28 parts)
Order No. 101-380-8054d
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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 converting 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.
We can transpose this tune for you. This is how it works:
1. Order it in the original version.
2. Order our article Transposition B.
3. Send an informal email to firstname.lastname@example.org (subject:“Transposition”). In the email please indicate the title of the original as well as the key desired.
You’ll receive the transposition within a couple of days as a pdf file you can open using your password for the original version.