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Kahil El'Zabar

dr, perc, *1953 US, Chicago
Musician / Composer of Jazz
A.k.a. Clifton Blackburn

Kahil El'Zabar (born November 11, 1953, Chicago, Illinois) is a jazz multi-instrumentalist (mainly a percussionist) and composer. He regularly records for Delmark Records. He attended Lake Forest College and joined the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians (AACM) in the early 1970s, and became its chairman in 1975. During the 1970s, he formed the musical groups Ritual Trio and the Ethnic Heritage Ensemble, both of which remain active. Musicians with whom Kahil EL'Zabar has collaborated include Dizzy Gillespie, Stevie Wonder, Nina Simone, Cannonball Adderley, and Paul Simon.

     
Instruments
  • Drums
  • Percussion
  • Vocals
  • Cowbell
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Electronic
  • Dance
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HOW CAN WE MEND A BROKEN HEART on Kahil El’Zabar’s America the Beautiful by Kahil El'Zabar
EXPRESS YOURSELF on Kahil El’Zabar’s America the Beautiful by Kahil El'Zabar
In the Spirit on Kahil El’Zabar’s Spirit Groove by Kahil El'Zabar
JUMP AND SHOUT (FOR THOSE NOW GONE) on Kahil El’Zabar’s America the Beautiful by Kahil El'Zabar
AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL - INSTRUMENTAL on Kahil El’Zabar’s America the Beautiful by Kahil El'Zabar
In My House on Kahil El’Zabar’s Spirit Groove by Kahil El'Zabar
PRAYERS FOR THE UNWARRANTED SUFFERINGS on Kahil El’Zabar’s America the Beautiful by Kahil El'Zabar
FREEDOM MARCH on Kahil El’Zabar’s America the Beautiful by Kahil El'Zabar
THAT WE ASK OF OUR CREATOR on Kahil El’Zabar’s America the Beautiful by Kahil El'Zabar
SKETCHES OF AN AFRO BLUE on Kahil El’Zabar’s America the Beautiful by Kahil El'Zabar

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Band Members
Discography


Title Artist Year Type
Deeper Soul Remix ProjectKahil El'Zabar & Kemit Sources / Ethnic Heritage Ensemble2006Compil.
Our Time Is NowKahil El'Zabar2005Album
Remix Project SamplerKahil El'Zabar2005Album
We Is >> Live At The Bop ShopKahil El'Zabar & David Murray2004Album
Spirits EnteringKahil El'Zabar / Billy Bang2001Album
The CallingHamiet Bluiett, DD Jackson, Kahil El'Zabar2001Album
One World FamilyKahil El'Zabar With David Murray2000Album
A Sanctuary WithinDavid Murray Quartet Featuring Sunny Murray, Kahil El'Zabar, Tony Overwater1992Album
Golden SeaKahil El'Zabar With David Murray1989Album
The RitualKahil El'Zabar Featuring Lester Bowie, Malachi Favors1986Album
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