Composer / instrumentalist Salim Washington performs on the flute, saxophone, oboe, and bass clarinet, and is a scholar and educator at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in Durban, South Africa. His musical background is in jazz and other African American vernacular musics, but he relishes collaborations within and between differing genres of music. He has performed and recorded with progressive musicians in various contexts, including John Hicks, Randy Weston, Onaje Alan Gumbs, Donald Smith, Hilton Ruiz, Hotep Galeta, Nduduzo Makhatini, Pharoah Sanders, Kenny Garrett, Oliver Lake, David Murray, Makanda Ken McIntyre, J.D. Parran, J.D. Allen, Darius Jones, and Fred Ho. As an instrumentalist and as a composer he has performed in clubs, concert halls, and festivals throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Cuba, South Africa, Mozambique, and various countries in Europe.
This event is virtual only and will stream on the Jazz Foundation and Jazz Museum Facebook pages and the Museum YouTube Channel.
This project is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature and by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and by the Howard Gilman Foundation.
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