Salim Washington

Saturday, November 25, 2023 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm$25.00
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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.

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

Salim and Sankofa performing his composition “Oshun” 


Saturday, November 25, 2023
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm