Water from an Ancient Well

Water from an Ancient Well is a jazz album by South African pianist Abdullah Ibrahim that was first released in 1986.

Water from an Ancient Well
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Studio album by
Released1986
RecordedOctober 1985
StudioVan Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
GenreJazz
Length46:27
LabelTiptoe
ProducerSathima Bea Benjamin
Abdullah Ibrahim chronology
Mannenberg–Is Where It's Happening Water from an Ancient Well
(1986)
South Africa
(1986)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic[1]
The Penguin Guide to Jazz[2]

The album was also included in the book 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die.[3]

Track listingEdit

All tracks written by Ibrahim

  1. "Mandela" - 4:58
  2. "Song for Sathima" - 6:10
  3. "Mannenberg Revisited (Cape Town Fringe)" - 6:09
  4. "Tuang Guru" - 5:24
  5. "Water from an Ancient Well" - 11:55
  6. "The Wedding" - 2:38
  7. "The Mountain" - 3:19
  8. "Sameeda" - 5:56

PersonnelEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Yanow, Scott. Review: Water from an Ancient Well. AllMusic. Retrieved 2012-08-07.
  2. ^ Cook, Richard; Morton, Brian (2008). The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings (9th ed.). Penguin. p. 743. ISBN 978-0-141-03401-0.
  3. ^ Robert Dimery; Michael Lydon (7 February 2006). 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die: Revised and Updated Edition. Universe. ISBN 0-7893-1371-5.

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