Zaki Ibrahim

Joe's Pub...at the Public Theater
425 Lafayette St, New York, NY 10003
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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

Twenty-five years, four continents, and several generations in the making, Zaki Ibrahim's music is captivating and vibrant. It's thick with poetics, and steeped in a delicious mixture of earnest emotion and humor. She was shaped by the diversity of her Apartheid-era hometown and household , where the lessons of Islam fed into discussions of Buddhism, Sufi philosophies courted drums, and Scottish folk songs intertwined with a rich, epic ancestral history. A fine web of worlds is present in every note, in every tone, in every word, and it is what makes her music both timeless and undeniably fresh.

Visit the Zaki Ibrahim website:

http://www.myspace.com/zakiibrahim