Saturday, 19 March 2011

Rabih Abou-Khalil - Al-Jadida (1991)

Format: flac + cue + log
Genre: Jazz, World Fusion
Release Date: 1991
Label: Enja

Rabih Abou-Khalil, among the rare Arabic musicians who have recorded and played extensively with jazz musicians, successfully navigates the middle ground between traditional North African sounds and hard bop. Besides the leader's oud and flute, alto saxophonist Sonny Fortune provides the blues bite; bassist Glen Moore, the rhythmic connection, and percussionists Ramesh Shotham and Nabil Khaiat, provide the African seasoning.....

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