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Artist: RAGAB AND THE CAIRO JAZZ BAND, SALAH
Title: A Tribute to Sun Ra/Latino in Cairo
Format: 7"
Label: Art Yard
Country: UK
Price: $16.00
“Limited edition heavyweight vinyl pressing. 45 rpm. Recorded in Heliopolis, Cairo, Egypt in the early 70s. On side A: "A Tribute to Sun Ra" -- Salah Ragab (conducting, piano, drums, congas); Zaky Osman (trumpet, flute); Mohammad Abdou (trumpet); Ibrahim Wagdy (trumpet); Khalifa El Samman (trumpet); Mahmoud Ayoub (trombone); Sadeek Basyouny (trombone); El Saied El Aydy (alto sax); Farouk El Sayed (alto sax); Saied Salama (tenor sax); Fathy Abdel Salam (tenor sax); Reckardo Kready (piano); Sayed Sharkawy (drums); Moohy El Din Osman (bass); Sayed Ramadan (bongos). On side B: "Latino in Cairo" -- Salah Ragab (conducting, piano, drums, congas); Zaky Osman (flute); El Saied El Aydy (alto sax); Sayed Sharkawy (drums); Moohy El Din Osman (bass); Sayed Ramadan (bongos).” - Art Yard.

Artist: RAGAB AND THE CAIRO JAZZ BAND, SALAH
Title: Egypt Strut/Kahn El-Khaleely
Format: 7"
Label: Art Yard
Country: UK
Price: $16.00
"Salah Ragab formed The Cairo Jazz Band, Egypts first jazz big band, in 1968. Ragab had studied with Osman Kareem, with whom he formed the first jazz quintet in Cairo in 1963, and would go on to accompany Sun Ra on a European tour in 1984. On these recordings, made in Heliopolis, Egypt, between 1968 and 1973, The Cairo Jazz Band features some of the best musicians in Egypt, including Zaky Osman (trumpet), Saied Salama (tenor sax), and Alaa Mostafa (piano), along with four other saxophones, three other trumpets, four trombones, bass, drums, percussion, and various other oriental instruments." - Art Yard.

Artist: RAGAB AND THE CAIRO JAZZ BAND, SALAH
Title: Egyptian Jazz
Format: LP
Label: Art Yard
Country: UK
Price: $24.00
2017 repress - remastered; Originally released in 2006. "Egyptian Jazz represents The Cairo Jazz Band responding to the American jazz scene of the 60s and 70s with influences from Mongo Santamaria to Randy Weston and Sun Ra. These tracks were first presented by The Ministry Of Culture in Cairo as a Prism Music Production and released with an additional disc by the composer Soliman Gamil. This release marks the first time Salah Ragab and The Cairo Jazz Bands definitive works are presented to the west." - Art Yard.

Artist: RAGAB AND THE CAIRO JAZZ BAND, SALAH
Title: Present Egyptian Jazz: Ramadan In Space Time
Format: CD
Label: Art Yard
Country: UK
Price: $21.00
"Salah Ragab formed the first jazz big band in Egypt (The Cairo Jazz Band) in 1968, he was also the leader of the Military Music Departments in Heliopolis. Some of the best musicians in Egypt of that time were members of the band such as Zaki Osman (trumpet), Saied Salama (tenor sax), Khamis El -Kholy (piano), Ala Mostafa (piano). On this recording, The Band consists of five saxophones, four trumpets, four trombones, piano, bass, drums and percussion. This record represents The Cairo Jazz Band responding to the American jazz scene of the 60s and 70s with influences from Mongo Santamaria to Randy Weston and Sun Ra. These tracks were first presented by The Ministry Of Culture in Cairo as a Prism Music Production and released with an additional disk by the composer Soliman Gamil. This release marks the first time Salah Ragab and The Cairo Jazz Bands definitive works are presented to the West." - Art Yard.
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Artist: RAGAB AND THE CAIRO JAZZ BAND, SALAH
Title: Egyptian Jazz (Deluxe Edition)
Format: LP
Label: KS Art Yard Series
Country: Netherlands
Price: $25.00
"The KS Art Yard series is a collaboration between Kindred Spirits and Art Yard, presenting high-quality collectors editions of these classic records. Salah Ragab formed the first jazz big band in Egypt (The Cairo Jazz Band) in 1968. He was also the leader of the Military Music Departments in Heliopolis and some of the best musicians in Egypt of that time were members of the band such as Zaki Osman (trumpet), Saied Salama (tenor sax), Khamis El ‐Kholy, (piano) and Ala Mostafa (piano). On this recording, the band consists of five saxophones, four trumpets, four trombones, piano, bass, drums, percussion and other exotic instruments. Salah Ragab accompanied the great band leader and composer Sun Ra on a tour in Egypt, Greece, France and Spain in 1984. He also studied jazz theories and improvisation with the jazz musician and composer from Kansas City Osman Kareem, with whom he formed the first jazz quintet in Cairo in 1963, recording with the Radio Service of Cairo. These recordings present Salah Ragab And The Cairo Jazz Bands definitive work, recorded in Heliopolis, Egypt between 1968 and 1973. The definitive work corresponds to the cross‐over of musical styles at the time of the recording, which were produced 6,000 miles away across the Mediterranean and Atlantic in New York with releases on Moodsville by Yusef Lateef and RCA by Ahmud Abdul‐Malik. Egyptian Jazz represents The Cairo Jazz Band responding to the American jazz scene of the 60s and 70s with influences from Mongo Santamaria to Randy Weston and Sun Ra. Pressed on 180 gram vinyl, limited to 500 copies. Housed in a rigid cardboard sleeve featuring a printed inner sleeve with pictures." -KS Art Yard Series
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