Sahib Shihab (born Edmond Gregory, June 23th, 1925 in Savannah, Georgia – died October 24th, 1989 in Tennessee) was a jazz saxophonist (baritone, alto, and soprano) and flautist.
He first played alto saxophone professionally for Luther Henderson at age 13 and went on to study at the Boston Conservatory and to play with trumpetist Roy Eldridge. He played lead alto with Fletcher Henderson in the mid forties.
He was one of the first jazz musicians to convert to Islam and changed his name…
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