Majid Khaliq

Majid Khaliq

Majid Khaliq is a violinist and composer cut from a different cloth. He has been described by legendary musician Wynton Marsalis as having “a unique blend of improvisation, groove and technical sophistication.”

In 2002, Mr. Khaliq graduated from the Juilliard School with a Bachelor of

Music and in 2010 with a Master of Arts in Jazz Performance from Queens

College’s Aaron Copland School of Music.

Mr. Khaliq has played with such artist as Wynton Marsalis, Mr. Cheeks, Antonio Hart, Craig G, John Blake Jr., Dyme-a-Duzin, Itzhak Perlman, Keith David, Isaac Stern and Regina Carter.

In 2008, Mr. Khaliq was the recipient of the prestigious, Edward and Sally Van Lier Fellowship Award for composition. Since 2011 he has released, The Basilisk, his successful debut Jazz recording, released two mixtape albums and in 2018 released a 2nd studio album, "Sound of a Flower". Majid has been a Downbeat’s Rising Violinist since 2015.

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