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Friday, December 18, 2015

Muslim Jazz Show

Abdal Karim-Billy Higgins

At this historical juncture in the U.S., it's not a bad thing to recognize the great music contributed by American members of the Muslim faith. Recorded from the Duplex Mystery Jazz Hour program of 12.17.15.


Kenny Dorham "The Prophet" from "Cafe Bohemia VOl 2" 1956 on Blue Note 

Thelonius Monk "In Walked Bud" from "In Walked Bud" 1947 on Jazz Forever 

Dakota Staton "The Late, Late Show" from "The Late, Late Show" 1957 on Capital 

Dexter Gordon "Broadway" from "Our Man in Paris" 1963 on Blue Note 

Ornette Coleman "Ramblin'" from "Change of the Century" 1960 on Atlantic 

Yusef Lateef "I'm just a lucky so and so" from "The Three Faces of Yusef Lateef" 1962 on Compulsion 

Abbey Lincoln "Throw it Away" from "A Turtle's Dream" 1995 on Verve 

Muhal Richard Abrams "Afrisong" from "Afrisong" 2009 on Candid 

Curtis Fuller & Hampton Hawes "A-Drift" from "With French Horns - EP" 957 on Prestige 

Charlie Parker "Little Willie Leaps" from "At Birdland Vol 1" 1950 on Ember

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