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"Rashid Lanie. A wonderfully inventive pianist/keyboard artist and composer with a conception and sound all his own."   Randy Brecker

RASHID LANIE is an internationally acclaimed composer,

pianist, producer and recording artist who performed at the "World Cup 2010 Kick-Off Celebration Concert" in South Africa with John Legend, Angelique Kidjo, Shakira, Alicia Keyes,  and Black-Eyed Peas.

He has also worked with the likes of Chaka Khan, Paul Simon, Jackson Browne, Will.I.AM, Randy Brecker, Ray Parker Jr., Lew Soloff, Hugh Masekela, Ernie Watts, Bobby Womack, Slash, The UN Jazz Orchestra, Verdine White, Jonathan Butler, and the world famous Agape International Choir, to name a few. 

Rashid came to Los Angeles from his native South Africa in
1994 with scholarships to the University of Southern California and the Musicians’ Institute in Hollywood. A year later he was invited to be the Musical Director for the launch of the Lion King album “Rhythm of the Pridelands”, featuring musicians from the bands of Stevie Wonder, Madonna, Adam & the Ants and Yanni.  More bio...

Rashid Lanie performing with John Legend at the World Cup 2010 Kick-Off Celebration in South Africa.

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