Duke's Tsitsi Jaji reflects on Abdullah Ibrahim's visit to the Forum for Scholars and Publics and his conversation with Nathaniel Mackey in PRACTICE: Listening to Nathaniel Mackey and Abdullah Ibrahim in Conversation.
The Duke Chronicle's Lucy Zhang wrote about Ibrahim's discussion with Nathaniel Mackey for the October 22 issue of the newspaper.
Thursday, October 15
12:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Forum for Scholars and Publics, 011 Old Chem
Light lunch served
Duke professor and acclaimed poet Nathaniel Mackey talked with South African jazz legend Abdullah Ibrahim about his wide-ranging career in music. Ibrahim played with his ensemble Ekaya on Friday, October 16 at 8:00 p.m. in Baldwin Auditorium.
A part of an on-going series, Talking Music: Conversations with Scholars, Writes, Archivists, and Artists, co-sponsored by Duke Performances, the Forum for Scholars, and the Duke Africa Initiative.
Watch Adbullah Ibrahim's performances at Carnegie Hall (2014) & the Jarasum Jazz Festival (2013).
Image from Abdullah Ibrahim's personal website.