SALIM WASHINGTON

21st Century Modern / Third Stream / Progressive Big Band / Post Bop / Hard Bop • United States
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The story of jazz saxophonist-composer-scholar-activist Salim Washington paints a harlequin voyage in search of one’s roots. His parents were born and raised in the sharecropper plantations of Mississippi, met in Caperville, Tennessee, got married and moved to Detroit with hopes of a better life. His mother sewed at the Levi’s Jeans factory, and his father worked in construction and labor jobs. Although his mother prematurely passed away when he was twenty-one, Salim has careful memories of a selfless, courageous spirit who was fearless for her family. The gracious resilience of his father, who persevered to complete his education while working and raising a family, gave Salim the inspiration that he would later follow.

As the first generation in his family to be born outside of the plantations, Salim was born in the housing projects in Memphis, Tennesee. The narrative of Salim’s exposure to music is a remarkable one. When his
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SALIM WASHINGTON Salim Washington & RBA : Love In Exile album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Salim Washington & RBA : Love In Exile
Hard Bop 1998
SALIM WASHINGTON Salim Washington Harlem Arts Ensemble : Harlem Homecoming album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Salim Washington Harlem Arts Ensemble : Harlem Homecoming
Progressive Big Band 2006
SALIM WASHINGTON Strings album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Strings
Third Stream 2009
SALIM WASHINGTON Sankofa album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Sankofa
21st Century Modern 2017
SALIM WASHINGTON Dogon Revisited album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Dogon Revisited
21st Century Modern 2018

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SALIM WASHINGTON Live At St. Nick's album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live At St. Nick's
Post Bop 2007

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