MUSLIM NAMES IN JAZZ: by Michael Fitzgerald

http://www.jazzdiscography.com/fitzgera/muslim.htm

WEBSITES OF MUSLIM JAZZ MUSICIANS & ARTISTS WHO HAVE IMPACTED THE DISCIPLINES FROM BOTH SIDES

Yusuf Lateef: http://yuseflateef.com

Abdullah Ibrahim: http://www.abdullahibrahim.co.za/

Kamal Abdul Alim

Randy Weston: http://www.randyweston.info/

Rene Mclean

Zim Ngqawana

Ahmed Jamal: http://www.ahmadjamal.net/

Ahmed Abdullah:http://www.ahmedian.com/

Gigi Gryce [Bashir Qusim]: http://www.gigigryce.com/

You might like to Google a few names and enjoy following the leads to many unknown Muslim Musicians and Artists –

Ahmad Abdul  Malik – Bass and Oud  (Many recordings)

Bilal Abdurahman –Sax, Flute, and Misc.. Instruments.

Ameen Nuraldeen –Vibes, Composition

Sahib Shihab –Sax

Idrees Suleiman – Trumpet

Art Blakey (Abdullah Buhaina)- Drums & leader of  The Jazz Messengers

Lynn Hope (Abdullah Rashid Ahmad)- Saxes

George Joyner (Jamil Nasser) –Bass

Ellsworth Ausby (Rashid) – Painter/ Educator/

Jamillah Jennings – Painter/ Educator – (Ellsworth (Rashid) Ausby’s wife)

Rahn Burton (Muqtadir)  – Pianist – NYC

Hakim Jami –Bass – Composer/ -[Detroit/NY]

Phil Lasley –Sax/Flute/Educator –(Hanif Shabazz) [Detroit/New York]

Dakota Staton (Aliyah Dawud) Singer

Ayyub Abdallah – drummer (Folkways/Smithsonian)

Jimmy Vass – Alto Sax & Flute

Also see: Muslims in Jazz –(Malik, The Meccan Warriors -Myspace