A favourite performer of both Duke Ellington and Thelonious Monk, the 80 year-young South African superstar Abdullah Ibrahim is one of the most charismatic performers in jazz today, and has been at the forefront of the jazz scene for over fifty years. Inspired by the songs and rhythms of his homeland, his new trio electrify audiences with music that creates its own very special atmosphere, delicately nuanced and intensely melodic.