ETHNIC HERITAGE ENSEMBLE

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The Ethnic Heritage Ensemble was formed shortly after percussionist Kahil El'Zabar graduated from the school of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians in 1976. He teamed up with tenor saxophonist Edward Wilkerson, Jr., to play music that combined contemporary African-American musical styles, like jazz, with more traditional African instrumentation and rhythms. The duo would frequently grow to a trio in these first years, adding musicians like saxophonist Light Henry Huff and Kalaparusha Maurice McIntyre; through extensive touring in Europe and the United States, they began to build an international reputation. In 1988, they added trombonist and conga player Joseph Bowie, who was the leader of the jazz-funk group Defunkt. This trio configuration proved to be both long-living and successful, recording on a number of European record labels. 1993 brought their first recording on an American label, Dance with the Ancestors, which was recorded for Chameleon Records. In 1997, read more...
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Be Known Ancient/Future/MusicBe Known Ancient/Future/Music
Spiritmuse Records 2019
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Black Is Back-40th Anniversary ProjectBlack Is Back-40th Anniversary Project
Katalyst Ent 2014
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Delmark 1999
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ContinuumContinuum
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Chameleon / Wea 1993
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Hot 'N' Heavy: Live At The Ascension LoftHot 'N' Heavy: Live At The Ascension Loft
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Live From Stockholm by Ethnic Heritage Ensemble (1997-05-27)Live From Stockholm by Ethnic Heritage Ensemble (1997-05-27)
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ETHNIC HERITAGE ENSEMBLE Three Gentlemen From Chikago album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Three Gentlemen From Chikago
African Fusion 1981
ETHNIC HERITAGE ENSEMBLE Impressions album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Impressions
African Fusion 1982
ETHNIC HERITAGE ENSEMBLE Welcome album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Welcome
African Fusion 1984
ETHNIC HERITAGE ENSEMBLE Hang Tuff album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Hang Tuff
African Fusion 1991
ETHNIC HERITAGE ENSEMBLE Dance With The Ancestors album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Dance With The Ancestors
African Fusion 1993
ETHNIC HERITAGE ENSEMBLE 21st Century Union March album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
21st Century Union March
African Fusion 1997
ETHNIC HERITAGE ENSEMBLE The Continuum album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Continuum
African Fusion 1997
ETHNIC HERITAGE ENSEMBLE Papa's Bounce album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Papa's Bounce
African Fusion 1998
ETHNIC HERITAGE ENSEMBLE Freedom Jazz Dance album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Freedom Jazz Dance
African Fusion 1999
ETHNIC HERITAGE ENSEMBLE Ka-Real album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ka-Real
African Fusion 2000
ETHNIC HERITAGE ENSEMBLE Be Known - Ancient/Future/Music album cover 3.50 | 1 ratings
Be Known - Ancient/Future/Music
African Fusion 2019

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ETHNIC HERITAGE ENSEMBLE Ancestral Song - Live From Stockholm album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ancestral Song - Live From Stockholm
African Fusion 1988
ETHNIC HERITAGE ENSEMBLE Hot 'N' Heavy | Live At The Ascension Loft album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Hot 'N' Heavy | Live At The Ascension Loft
African Fusion 2007
ETHNIC HERITAGE ENSEMBLE Mama's House album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Mama's House
African Fusion 2009
ETHNIC HERITAGE ENSEMBLE Black Is Back - 40th Anniversary Project album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Black Is Back - 40th Anniversary Project
Avant-Garde Jazz 2014

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