He has performed and recorded with a number of well-respected singers including Chaka Khan, Freddie Jackson, Prince, Patti Labelle, and Jeffrey Osborne. He has recorded and performed with instrumentalists such as Herbie Hancock, Stanley Clarke, Phil Jackson, Jr., and George Duke. As a solo artist, he came to prominence with “Najee’s Theme.”
Najee, born in New York City, is an American smooth jazz saxophonist and flautist.
He attended New England Conservatory of Music in Boston.