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Elijah Balbed
When December 28, 2016
07:30 PM - 09:45 PM
Where The Django 2 6th Ave, New York, NY 10013, USA
Saxophonist and composer Elijah Jamal Balbed is a native of Washington, DC currently residing in Queens, NY. Elijah has been named Best Tenor Saxophonist (2013) and Best New Jazz Musician (2010) by the Washington City Paper, and has participated in residencies at the Kennedy Center (Betty Carter's Jazz Ahead), Strathmore, Bohemian Caverns, and most recently a month-long stint at the Jazz at Lincoln Center in Doha, Qatar. Over the last decade, he has established himself as a versatile saxophonist, having performed with artists ranging from Nicholas Payton, Winard Harper, and Cyrus Chestnut, all the way to Lalah Hathaway, Eric Benet, Kirk Whalum, and even the New Orleans jazz/funk legend Dr. John. Elijah is best known for having worked regularly with the late, great, Godfather of Go-Go music, Mr. Chuck Brown for about a year until Chuck’s passing.
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