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Sabir Mateen

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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Albums

Infinite Flowers
Infinite Flowers
Rogueart
2013
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Sound Gathering
Sound Gathering
Rogueart
2010
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URDLA XXX
URDLA XXX
Rogue Art
2010
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Sama
Sama
Rogueart
2009
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Prophecies Come to Pass
Prophecies Come to...
577 Records
2006
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Not On Earth... In Your Soul!
Not On Earth... In...
Rogueart
2005
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