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East New York Ensemble de Music: At The Helm

Read "At The Helm" reviewed by Dave Wayne

Multi-reed player Bilal Abdurahman was best known for his musical partnership with the trailblazing bassist/oudist Abdul Ahmed Malik from the late '50s into the mid-'60s. Their music--which predated better-publicized fusions of ethnic musics and jazz by half a decade--was documented on five LPs for Riverside, RCA, and New Jazz ( East Meets West, Jazz Sahara, The ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

East New York Ensemble de Music: At The Helm

Read "At The Helm" reviewed by Dave Wayne

Multi-reed player Bilal Abdurrahman was best known for his musical partnership with the trailblazing bassist/oudist (and sideman for Monk and Randy Weston) Abdul Ahmed Malik from the late '50s into the mid-'60s. Their music--which predated better-publicized fusions of ethnic musics and jazz by half a decade--was documented on five LPs for Riverside, RCA, and New Jazz ...