Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Kareem’s Contributions

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March 2007    Solo

Jazz and Basketball

There can be no doubt that jazz has made me a better person than I would have been without it. The music inspires my passion to participate fully and richly in life. And the jazz greats I’ve known, from Miles Davis to John Coltrane to Louis Armstrong to...

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About Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

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Undoubtedly one of professional basketball’s greatest players—he is still the NBA’s leading all-time scorer with 38,387 points—Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is also a noted jazz fanatic and author of several books, including Giant Steps, Kareem, Black Profiles in Courage, A Season on the Reservation, Brothers in Arms and On the Shoulders of Giants, a documentary which is currently in production.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar joined the JazzTimes community on Jan 31, 2008