Ameen Saleem’s main inspiration comes from jazz, but his music cannot be limited to a particular genre.

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About Me

A native of Washington DC, Ameen Saleem graduated from the Duke Ellington School of the Arts in 1997. He attended North Carolina Central University from 1997-2001, earning a Bachelor's Degree with a major in Music Performance. He performed in the Jazz Ensemble and was Musical Director of the Choir Ball. From 2002-2005, he attended CUNY Queens College in Flushing, New York, earning a Master's Degree, majoring in Music Performance. Recently, Ameen Saleem has been touring extensively across the US, Europe and Japan with The Roy Hargrove Quintet and the Roy Hargrove Big Band.

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The album’s title refers to the endless search for new sounds and rhythms, a search that cuts across genres and styles. A real "groove lab" where Ameen has assembled a stellar cast of musicians to play his original compositions. The album has been conceived as a showcase of all Ameen’s musical influences, a kitchen where -- with Ameen as Master Chef -- one will find all the ingredients necessary to create a tasty and groovy NY meal melding jazz, soul and funky.

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