Track 39: Song of the Force by Ahmed Abdullah’s Diaspora

Jazz Wednesdays

Ahmed Abdullah is a NYC trumpeter who gained prominence while playing with prolific experimental jazz composer Sun Ra.  The experimental, avant garde influence of Sun Ra is undoubtedly clear in this track of of his album Dedication. Abdullah is now on the faculty of The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music in Manhattan, one of the preeminent jazz programs in the US.

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