OMAR HAKIM

RnB / Post-Fusion Contemporary • United States
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Omar Hakim is a fusion drummer and session man extraordinaire whose talents have graced a tremendous variety of big name recordings in the jazz, pop, and R&B fields dating back to the early '80s. Born in New York City in 1959, Hakim began playing drums at age five, and by age ten was performing with his father, swing trombonist Hasan Hakim (Duke Ellington, Count Basie); he also performed with boyhood friend and future fusion star Marcus Miller. Hakim landed his first big break in 1980 when he joined Carly Simon's backing band; soon after, he became the drummer for Weather Report in time for 1982's Record, and he also landed a gig playing on David Bowie's return to the American pop charts, Let's Dance. He remained with Weather Report until the group's breakup in 1985, and his high-profile engagements helped land him work on Sting's The Dream of the Blue read more...
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Rhythm DeepRhythm Deep
Grp Records 1990
$28.85
$2.23 (used)
GroovesmithGroovesmith
Oh Zone Entertainment 2000
$23.97
$26.01 (used)
Rhythm DeepRhythm Deep
Grp 2014
$17.87
$18.56 (used)
Crucial 2 Groove [Vinyl]Crucial 2 Groove [Vinyl]
Grp Records 1990
$9.94
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OMAR HAKIM Rhythm Deep album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Rhythm Deep
RnB 1989
OMAR HAKIM The Groovesmith album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Groovesmith
RnB 2000
OMAR HAKIM Omar Hakim & Rachel Z : The Trio Of Oz album cover 3.50 | 1 ratings
Omar Hakim & Rachel Z : The Trio Of Oz
Post-Fusion Contemporary 2011
OMAR HAKIM We Are One album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
We Are One
Post-Fusion Contemporary 2014

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OMAR HAKIM Crucial 2 Groove album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Crucial 2 Groove
RnB 1989

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