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Kahil El'Zabar

Musician, composer, educator, mentor, and self-described “urban shaman” Kahil El’Zabar has been exploring the spiritual side of jazz and improvised music since the early 70’s

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Kahil El’Zabar Finds Hope On New Album ‘America The Beautiful’

From the COVID-19 pandemic to the police killing of George Floyd, from ecological to economic disparities it’s hard to put the year 2020 into words. So Kahil El’Zabar put it into music.

The famed Chicago musician and educator tells Reset how his new album America the Beautiful takes the listener from anger and fear to hope and healing.

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