Salim Washington Quartet

Thursday, July 7, 2022 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm$20
Loading Events
  • This event has passed.

Showtimes are at 7:30p & 9:30p for this performance.

(Doors open at 5pm for dinner/Seating begins at 6:15p for the first show & 9:00p for the second show)


Salim Washington is the inaugural International Visiting Professor of African American and African Diasporic Studies at Columbia University. Prof Washington is also a cluster leader/ HOD (head of department) of Performing Arts, and a Professor at University of Kwa-Zulu Natal (Durban, South Africa). Composer & reedsman, he performs on the flute, tenor saxophone, oboe, and bass clarinet. He also studied other instruments including mbira and hand drums.

Prof Washington is a widely published scholar of black culture and music. His interests include the Black Atlantic, Afro futurism, Jazz and other vernacular musics, Diasporic film and literature. Washington is now completing the following titles: Beautiful Nightmare: John Coltrane, Jazz, and American Culture and Notes from Mzansi: The South African Jazz Imaginary.

Check out the links to some of his previous performances:

Salim performing at the Pan African Space Station in Cape Town, South Africa 2021 

Salim and Sankofa performing his composition “Oshun”


Thursday, July 7, 2022
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Event Category: