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Elijah Jamal Balbed is a saxophonist, composer, bandleader, educator, and a native Washingtonian. Best known for working with the late, great Godfather of Go-Go Chuck Brown, Elijah now fronts The JoGo Project - a Jazz/Go-Go fusion band dedicated to promoting and preserving DC's indigenous style of music known as Go-Go. Elijah is an alumnus of Howard University's legendary music program and now teaches at Suitland High School, as well as various DC Public Schools on behalf of Washington Performing Arts. 

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