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Sabir Mateen

Primary Instrument: Multi-instrumentalist

Born: April 16, 1951    

Sabir Mateen - Alto & Tenor Saxophones, Flute, Piccolo, Bb & Alto Clarinets Composer, Arranger, Conductor, Poet

The name Sabir Mateen has been one to deal with and listen to.

Originally from Philadelphia (b. April 16th 1951), he moved to Los Angeles and played with Horace Tapscott and his Pan- Afrikan Peoples Arkestra and other bands. He moved back to Philadelphia in the '80's and played with two musicians he still collaborates with today, Sunny Murray and Raymond A. King, and also with Monette Sudler, Bill Lewis and many others. He also pursued studies with Byard Lancaster.

Having moved to New York in 1989, Sabir became a world renowned artist and has performed with the greats such as Cecil Taylor, William Parker Ensembles (Little Huey Creative Music Orchestra & The Inside Songs Of Curtis Mayfield), Alan Silva, Wilber Morris, Jemeel Moondoc, Charles Downs (Rashid Bakr), Marc Edwards, Mark Whitecage, Raphe Malik, Dave Burrell, Butch Morris, Henry Grimes, Kali Z. Tom Bruno, Roy Campbell, Daniel Carter, Steve Swell The Sun Ra Arkestra, Frode Gjerstad, William Hooker and many others....
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    Infinite Flowers

    Rogueart
    2013
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    Sound Gathering

    Rogueart
    2010
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    URDLA XXX

    Rogue Art
    2010
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    Sama

    Rogueart
    2009
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    Prophecies Come to Pass

    577 Records
    2006
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    Not On Earth... In Your Soul!

    Rogueart
    2005
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    Sun Xing

    Rogueart
    2001
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URDLA XXX

Rogue Art (2010)

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