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Rashied Ali

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Rashied Ali

Rashied Ali has been played on NTS in shows including Kit Records, featured first on 8 December 2013. Songs played include Broadway Blues.

Rashied Ali (July 1, 1935 - August 12, 2009), progenitor and leading exponent of multidirectional rhythms/polytonal percussion. A student of Philly Joe Jones and an admirer of Art Blakey, Ali developed the style known as "free jazz" drumming, which liberates the percussionist from the role of human metronome.

A Philadelphia native, Rashied Ali began his percussion career in the U.S. Army and started gigging with rhythm and blues and rock groups when he returned from the service. Cutting his musical teeth with local…

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MOST PLAYED TRACKS
Broadway Blues
Jaco Pastorius, Rashid Ali
Alfa Jazz, Timeless Records1991
Broadway Blues
Jaco Pastorius, Rashid AliAlfa Jazz, Timeless Records1991
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