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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 It's For You and 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…

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MOST PLAYED TRACKS
It's For You
Rashied Ali, Le Roy Jenkins
Survival Records1976
It's For You
Rashied Ali, Le Roy JenkinsSurvival Records1976
Discogs
Broadway Blues
Jaco Pastorius, Rashid Ali
Alfa Jazz, Timeless Records1991
Broadway Blues
Jaco Pastorius, Rashid AliAlfa Jazz, Timeless Records1991
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