The New School for
Jazz and Contemporary Music

Abdullah, Ahmed


Ahmed Abdullah
BM, Queens College
Composer, Trumpeter, Writer

Leader of own ensembles since 1972, with current band Diaspora; performed and/or recorded as sideman with numerous artists including Sam Rivers, Rashid Ali, Arthur Blythe, Billy Bang, and Ed Blackwell. Worked with Sun Ra as a key member of the Arkestra with performances worldwide and more than 25 recordings spanning 20 years.

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