The Ensemble Al-Salaam

The Ensemble Al-Salaam were an American spiritual-jazz big band from NYC that released the album The Sojourner on Strata-East in 1974. Two sessions during the subsequent five-year period produced the 1979 Nilva Records release Elephant Trot Dance, co-billed to multi-reedist Khaliq Abdul Al Rouf. Members: Khaliq Abdul Al Rouf (flute, piccolo flute, saxophone), Mashujaa Aliye […]