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Sahib Shihab

Sahib Shihab (born Edmund Gregory; June 23, 1925, Savannah, Georgia – October 24, 1989, Nashville, Tennessee) was an American jazz and hard bop saxophonist (baritone, alto, and soprano) and flautist. He variously worked with Luther Henderson, Thelonious Monk, Fletcher Henderson, Tadd Dameron, and Dizzy Gillespie amongst others.

Birth and Death Data: Born June 23, 1925 (Savannah), Died October 24, 1989 (Knoxville)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1946

Roles Represented in DAHR: alto saxophone

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 73554 5/7/1946 Hi ho trailus boot whip Roy Eldridge Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 73555 4/7/1946 Tippin' out Roy Eldridge Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 73556 5/7/1946 Yard dog Roy Eldridge Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 73557 5/7/1946 Les bounce Roy Eldridge Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Shihab, Sahib," accessed January 24, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/343519.

Shihab, Sahib. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 24, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/343519.

"Shihab, Sahib." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 24 January 2022.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/343519

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