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Faruq Z. Bey

NTS aired an episode dedicated to the music of Faruq Z. Bey on 5 November 2018. Faruq Z. Bey has been played on NTS in shows including Sees to Exist Show, featured first on 4 June 2017. Songs played include Kuntu, Pre-Text (Improvisation) and Fountain.

Detroit born and founder of the legendary Detroit ensemble Griot Galaxy which flourished in the 1980's. He started his career as a professional musician in 1960. Since then he has performed with Abdullah Ibrahim, Leroy Jenkins, Roscoe Mitchell, Anthony Braxton, Roy Brooks, and Archie Shepp.

Jazz fans and music critics proclaimed Griot Galaxy as the premiere new music band in Detroit during…

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Kuntu
Dennis González, Faruq Z Bey, Northwoods Improvisers Septet
Qbico2009
Kuntu
Dennis González, Faruq Z Bey, Northwoods Improvisers SeptetQbico2009
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Pre-Text (Improvisation)
Faruq Z. Bey, Northwoods Improvisers
Entropy Stereo Recordings2010
Pre-Text (Improvisation)
Faruq Z. Bey, Northwoods ImprovisersEntropy Stereo Recordings2010
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Fountain
Faruq Z. Bey, Northwoods Improvisers
Entropy Stereo Recordings2001
Fountain
Faruq Z. Bey, Northwoods ImprovisersEntropy Stereo Recordings2001
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Talon
Faruq Z. Bey, Northwoods Improvisers
Sagittarius A-Star2012
Talon
Faruq Z. Bey, Northwoods ImprovisersSagittarius A-Star2012
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Himalayan Footpath
Faruq Z. Bey, Northwoods Improvisers
Qbico2005
Himalayan Footpath
Faruq Z. Bey, Northwoods ImprovisersQbico2005
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Kins
Faruq Z. Bey, Northwoods Improvisers
Sagittarius A-Star2012
Kins
Faruq Z. Bey, Northwoods ImprovisersSagittarius A-Star2012
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Gogisgi
Faruq Z. Bey, Northwoods Improvisers
Qbico2006
Gogisgi
Faruq Z. Bey, Northwoods ImprovisersQbico2006
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