EGYPT STRUT / KAHN EL-KHALEELY by SALAH RAGAB AND THE CAIRO JAZZ BAND

SKU80959
ArtistSALAH RAGAB AND THE CAIRO JAZZ BAND
TitleEGYPT STRUT / KAHN EL-KHALEELY
LabelART YARD
Catalog #ARTYARD 45002
Genre
ReleaseW 50 - 2014
FormatVinyl - UK7'
Import
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Tracks

  1. Egypt Strut
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/e/80959_egypt_strut_kahn_el-khaleely/1_egypt_strut.mp3
  2. Kahn El-Khaleely
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/e/80959_egypt_strut_kahn_el-khaleely/2_kahn_el-khaleely.mp3

Description

Limited edition heavy weight vinyl pressing, 45 RPM. Recorded in Heliopolis Cairo Egypt in the early 70's. TIP!!SIDE A: EGYPT STRUT: Ensemble from The Cairo Jazz Band. Zaky Osman, Mohammad Abdu & Khalifa El Samman ; Trumpets. El Saied El Aydy ; Alto Sax. Mahmoud Ayoub ; Trombone. Fathy Abdel Salam ; Tenor .Sax. Abdel Hakim El Zamel ; Bass Sax. Mohammad El- Tobgy ; Electric Guitar. Alaa Mostafa ; Piano . Esmat Abbas ; Bass . Salah Ragab ; Drums . Soloists: Featuring, Mozmar Trio: Aly Abdel Mohsen , Aly Hassan and Hany Awad. ( A Mozmar is a double reed woodwind Instrument invented in Upper Egypt )* Originally released on the Sono Cairo record label as a 45 rpm single. SIDE B: KAHN El-KHALEELY: Salah Ragab ; Conducting, Drums. Zaky Osman ; Flute. Mohammad Abdou ; Trumpet. Ibrahim Wagdy ; Trumpet. Khalifa El Samman ; Trumpet. Mahmoud Ayoub ; Trombone. Sadeek Basyouny ; Trombone. El Sayeed Dahroug ; Trombone. Abdel Atey Farag ; Bass Trombone. Mohammad Abdel Rahman ; Bass Tuba. El Saied El Aydy ; Alto Sax. Farouk El Sayed ; Alto Sax. Saied Salama ; Tenor Sax & Baritone Sax. Fathy Abdel Salam ; Tenor Sax. Abdel Hakim El Zamel ; Baritone Sax. Sayed Sharkawy ; Drums. Moohy El Din Osman ; Bass. Sayed Ramadan ; Bongos & Baza, With the Cairo String Ensemble. Salah Ragab formed the first jazz big band in Egypt { The Cairo Jazz Band } in 1968, he was also the leader of the Military Music Departments in Heliopolis, some of the best musicians in Egypt of that time were members of the band such as { Zaki Osman, Trumpet } - { Saied Salama, Tenor Sax } - { Khamis El -Kholy, Piano } - { Ala Mostafa, Piano}. On these recordings The Band consists of five Saxophones, four Trumpets, four Trombones, Piano, Bass, Drums and Percussion and various other oriental instruments. The opening concert of The Cairo Jazz Band was in Ewart Memorial Hall at The American University 23/02/1969, There were many other concerts in various prestigious places such as the Old Opera House, TheUniversityofAlexandriaand appearances on Egyptian T,V Jazz Club Weekly. Salah Ragab accompanied the great band leader and composer Sun Ra on a Tour inEgypt,Greece,FranceandSpainin 1984. He also studied jazz theories and improvisation with the Jazz musician and composer fromKansas City-USA, Osman Kareem, with whom he formed the first Jazz Quintet inCairoin 1963 recording with the Radio Service of Cairo. These recordings present Salah Ragab and The Cairo Jazz Band's definitive work, recorded inHeliopolisEgyptbetween 1968 and 1973. Western Jazz musicians have been fascinated with the world of Islam for many years, for religious - spiritual, musical and sociological reasons. It was therefore inevitable that musicians of the Arabian North African area would play a part in the interaction of these two Musical Cultures. Compositions and arrangements by Salah Ragab. Recorded in Heliopolis Egypt.

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