Rashid Bakr (musician)
|Birth name||Charles Downs|
|Born||October 3, 1943 (age 72)
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
|Associated acts||Other Dimensions In Music|
During the 1970s he was active in the New York Loft Jazz scene, performing at venues such as Rashied Ali's "Ali's Alley" and Sam Rivers' "Studio Rivbea" as a member of Ensemble Muntu along with Jemeel Moondoc among others. He went on to perform with Cecil Taylor in the early 1980s, appearing on the albums "The Eighth" and"Winged Serpent (Sliding Quadrants)".
- Discogs entry on Bakr
- Sharpe, John (2010-03-18). "Jemeel Moondoc: Muntu Recordings". All About Jazz. Retrieved 2010-12-12.
- Yanow, Scott. "Winged Serpent (Sliding Quadrants): Review". Allmusic. Retrieved 2010-12-12.
- Kelsey, Chris. "Other Dimensions in Music: Biography". Allmusic. Retrieved 2010-12-12.
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