Sahib Shihab

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Birthday
23, 1925
Birthplace
Savannah, GA
Death Date
Oct 24, 1989 (64)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
23, 1925
Birthplace
Savannah, GA
Death Date
Oct 24, 1989 (64)

About

One of the first jazz musicians to convert to Islam and who is also known for his collaborations with many popular artists, like Dizzy Gillespie.

Before Fame

He performed with Fletcher Henderson during his early teenage years and studied at the Boston Conservatory under Roy Elridge.

Trivia

He was an accompanist for a few artists during the 1966 Eurovision Song Contest.

Family Life

He was born in Savannah, Georgia.

Associated With

He toured Europe with Quincy Jones in 1959.