Malik, one of Tucson's top jazz tenor saxophone players began his musical journey at the early age of 3. In his teen years, Malik traveled and recorded with various R & B groups including the Delphonics, Major Harris, Blue Magic, The Blue Notes, Sister Sledge, Peggy Lee and Sergio Mendes. Malik has participated in the Villanova Jazz Festival, the Gent Advan't Garde Festival in Belgium, The Festival of Chatelleraut and The Fete De Humanite in France, and the Doolan Jazz Festival in Holland. In addition to being a skilled keyboard player, Malik has composed numerous songs and is a skilled Midi musician. Today, Tucson is blessed to have him as part of our jazz community and a valuable instructor at the Arizona Jazz Academy.
To hear clips or purchase Malik's CD featuring him on tenor sax including some of his original compositions, click here.