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Abdul Zuhri "aka" Dulie, a professional Guitarist / Composer / Producer / Band leader for the group "Parallel". "Parallel" is a band that performs for Jazz Festivals / Corporate Parties etc. Abdul attended Five Towns College, Long Island NY, studied under the Contemporary Jazz Program. Abdul also studied under Charlie Banacos for several years.
He has performed and/or recorded with these amazing R&B and Pop artists: Lionel Richie / Angie Stone / Mary J Blige / D’Angelo / JT Taylor / Tom Jones / Chico DeBarge / GURU / Alyson Williams / Tweet / Fatback Band / Isaac Hayes / Digable Planets / Toshi Kubota /
Les Nubians / Ray Chew / Odyssey / Ben E. King / Stevie Wonder ..... to name a few.
On the jazzier side of things, Abdul has performed, recorded or jammed with such great Jazz artists as Herbie Hancock / Paul Taylor / Rachel Z / Chieli Minucci / Urban Knights (featuring Ramsey Lewis, Victor Bailey, Maysa, Omar Hakim, Art Porter) / Noel Pointer / Dennis Chambers / Michael Urbaniak / Hiram Bullock / Onaje Allan Gumbs and many more.
In 2002, Abdul Zuhri performed for Sir Paul McCartney’s Wedding in Ireland.
March 2011, Abdul Zuhri with Special guest artist Cheryl Pepsii Riley performed at The Blue Note NYC.
September 2012, Abdul & his band featuring Cheryl Pepsii Riley headlined the Selby Jazz Festival in St. Paul, Minneapolis
May 2013, Abdul Zuhri performed for Wayne Brady @ B.B.King Blues Club, NYC
June 2013, Abdul Zuhri performed for Angie Stone @ The Apollo Theater's Harlem Healthy Soul Festival in NYC
June 2013, Abdul Zuhri performed for Legendary Bassist Victor Wooten along with Omar Hakim, Rachel Z, James Jamerson Jr. @ Blue Note, NYC
July 2013, Abdul Zuhri with Special guest artists Charmaine Amee and Cheryl Pepsii Riley performed at The Blue Note NYC.
Abdul Zuhri is currently pursuing his solo career featuring his debut Album entitled "Positive Vibe".
This 1st endeavor entitled "Positive Vibe" features:
Omar Hakim - Drums
Jerry Brooks - Bass
Roger Byam - Sax
Onage Allan Gumbs - Keys
Cheryl Pepsii Riley - Vocals on "Time To Heal"
Every Tuesday 9:30PM - 2AM
Funk Night @ Cafe Wha?
115 Macdougal Street
Manhattan, NY 10012
See you there!!!
Abdul Zuhri endorses Brian Moore Guitars