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Malachi Favors

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Malachi Favors

Malachi Favors has been played on NTS shows including Questing w/ Zakia, with African Ancestrian Piece first played on 3 September 2016.

Malachi Favors (August 22, 1927 in Lexington, Mississippi – January 30, 2004 in Chicago) was a noted American jazz bassist best known for his work with the Art Ensemble of Chicago.

He primarily played the double bass, but also played the electric bass guitar, banjo, zither, gong, and other instruments. He began playing double bass at age fifteen and began performing professionally upon graduating high school. Early performances included work with Dizzy Gillespie and Freddie Hubbard. By 1965, he was a founder of the…

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The Opening
Kahil El'Zabar's The Ritual, Billy Bang, Malachi Favors
Sound Aspects Records1987
The Opening
Kahil El'Zabar's The Ritual, Billy Bang, Malachi FavorsSound Aspects Records1987
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African Ancestrian Piece
Cheikh Tidiane Fall, Malachi Favors, Sunny Murray
Circle Records1979
African Ancestrian Piece
Cheikh Tidiane Fall, Malachi Favors, Sunny MurrayCircle Records1979
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Way Way Way Down Yonder
Muhal Richard Abrams, Malachi Favors
Black Saint1976
Way Way Way Down Yonder
Muhal Richard Abrams, Malachi FavorsBlack Saint1976
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Sightsong
Muhal Richard Abrams, Malachi Favors
Black Saint1976
Sightsong
Muhal Richard Abrams, Malachi FavorsBlack Saint1976
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