View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of "Jazz Sahara" on Discogs. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of "Jazz Sahara" on Discogs. Recorded in , with tenor saxophonist Johnny Griffin (his bandmate in the Monk quartet), and originally out on the Riverside label, Abdul-Malik's debut solo. Ahmed Abdul-Malik's Middle-Eastern Music* With Johnny Griffin – Jazz Sahara Label: Life Goes On Records – LIFE Format: Vinyl, LP, Album, Reissue. This album was recorded for Riverside at the Reeeves Sound studio in NYC in October Johnny Griffin is on tenor sax accompanied by Naim Karacand on voilin. Jazz Sahara, an Album by Ahmed Abdul-Malik. Genres: Arabic Jazz. out the world music resume while Al Harewood's drums and Johnny Griffin's tenor. Label:Life Goes On Records – LIFEFormat:Vinyl, LP, Album, ReissueCountry:EuropeReleasedGenre:Jazz, Folk, World, & CountryStyle:Modal, Space-Age. (), East Meets West (). Jazz Sahara is the debut album by double bassist and oud player Ahmed Abdul-Malik featuring The music is a qualified success, essentially Middle Eastern folk music. Jazz Sahara is the debut album by double bassist and oud player Ahmed Abdul-Malik bassist-composer Ahmed Abdul-Malik introduced Arabic music into jazz. These recordings include: Jazz Sahara (), East Meets West (), The Music of Ahmed Abdul-Malik (), Sounds of Africa (), Eastern Moods of Ahmed.