Sathima Bea Benjamin :: Windsong

Her voice comes from far, far away. From Saint Helena, her grandmother’s home, a tiny island thousands of miles off West Africa, Napoleon’s grave. It comes from the Philippines, where her mother was born. It found a home in Cape Town, where she met her future husband, Abdullah Ibrahim, and became a foundational mother of one of the most vibrant jazz scenes in the world . . .

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