The Sudanese jazz bass player helping her country’s ‘revolution’March 13, 2019 / No Comments
Islam Elbeiti is young and restless. The 24-year-old jazz bass player is part of the youth bulge in Sudan. Nearly 60 percent of the country’s population is under 30. For her entire life, the only leader Elbeiti has ever known is Omar al-Bashir, who took power in a military coup in 1989. She wants a change.