Quotes by: Abdullah Ibrahim
Ibrahim performing at the 2011 Moers Festival
||Adolph Johannes Brand
|Also known as
9 October 1934 |
Cape Town, South Africa
||South African jazz, bebop, post-bop, folk
||Musician, composer, bandleader
||Piano, saxophone, cello
||Sathima Bea Benjamin, Jean Grae
When time and space and change converge, we find place. We arrive in Place when we resolve things. Place is peace of mind and understanding. Place is knowledge of self. Place is resolution.
The biggest problem in South Africa is that we have a disrupted timeline. Historically, politically, spiritually, economically, in people's minds, in people's heads.
People say that slaves were taken from Africa. This is not true: People were taken from Africa, among them healers and priests, and were made into slaves.