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Majid Khaliq

Primary Instrument: Violin

Born: April 20, 1977    

Majid Khaliq

Majid Khaliq is a violinist and composer cut from a different cloth. He has been described by legendary musician Wynton Marsalis as having “a unique blend of improvisation, groove and technical sophistication.” Although classically trained, Mr. Khaliq’s passion and musical palette ranges from the roots of American jazz music to the greats of the Progressive jazz scene. He is quickly establishing himself as a rising talent in the world of jazz. As a young boy growing up in the New York area, Mr. Khaliq demonstrated a serious interest in the recordings of Duke Ellington featuring Ray Nance on violin that he heard his father playing at home...
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Awards

2008 Van Lier Award for Composition From Meet the Composer.
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    The Basilisk

    Self Produced
    2011

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Featured recording “The Basilisk”

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The Basilisk

Self Produced (2011)

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”Progressive jazz violinist has captured the ears of New York insiders that know the wheat from the chaff and have declared him the wheat.” CHRIS SPECTOR, Editor and Publisher. Midwest Record.
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