Fareed Haque

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Fareed Haque (born 1963) is a fusion guitar virtuoso of Pakistani and Chilean descent.

Raised in Chicago, he studied at North Texas State University and Northwestern University.

He is renowned for bringing classical and jazz styles to his jam band collaborations, including, but not limited to, those with Paquito D'Rivera, Dave Holland, Sting, Joe Henderson, Lester Bowie, Arturo Sandoval, Robert Walter, Keller Williams, Medeski, Martin and Wood, Kahil el Zabar, Defunckt, Ramsey Lewis, Gabe Noel, Edo Castro and more recently with George Brooks on "Summit" and Garaj Mahal.

Haque received the 'Most Valuable Player' award at the 2002 High Sierra Music Festival.

He is now a professor of Jazz and Classical Guitar Studies at Northern Illinois University. Fareed's notable students include Neal Alger (of Patricia Barber's group) and Bradley Fish.

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Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1989 Manresa Fareed Haque 1
1992 Pride Of Lions James L. Mack with Philip Bailey, Roy Hargrove, Fareed Haque, Ira Coleman, Paulinho da Costa, Bobby Watson, Billy Childs, Darryl Thompson, Tony Williams & Sid Page 1
1994 Sacred Addiction Fareed Haque 1
2001 Macedonian Blues: Laments and Dances Goran Ivanović & Fareed Haque 1
2004 Seven Boats Goran Ivanović & Fareed Haque 1
2005 Cosmic Hug Fareed Haque 1
2010 Discovery - The Moog Guitar Garaj Mahal and Fareed Haque 1
Deja Vu Fareed Haque 1
Voices Rising Fareed Haque 1

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Year Title Artist Rating Releases
Opaque Fareed Haque 1

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