Abdullah Ibrahim: How Improvisation Saved My Life

The potent directing team of Melbourne’s Tessa Chong and London’s Lee Arkapaw animate a fantastic story by acclaimed South African pianist and composer Abdullah Ibrahim about surviving apartheid and the power of improvisation.

Commissioned by NPR’s ‘Jazz Night in America.’
 
Abdullah Ibrahim NPR Jazz in America | STASH MAGAZINE

Abdullah Ibrahim NPR Jazz in America | STASH MAGAZINE

Abdullah Ibrahim NPR Jazz in America | STASH MAGAZINE

Abdullah Ibrahim NPR Jazz in America | STASH MAGAZINE

Abdullah Ibrahim NPR Jazz in America | STASH MAGAZINE

Client: NPR – Jazz Night in America
Director/animators: Tessa Chong, Lee Arkapaw
Narrator: Abdullah Ibrahim
Producer: Colin Marshall
 

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