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Ahmed Abdullah

Primary Instrument: Trumpet

Born: May 10, 1947    

Ahmed Abdullah

Ahmed worked for Carnegie Hall's Education Department and the Brooklyn Philharmonic as a performing and teaching artist for a number of years. He is currently a Teaching Fellow with the Department of Education, teaching music in Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn at PS 3. He has a Masters degree in education and is also an adjunct professor at The New School, a university in Manhattan, where he teaches a course on the music and philosophy of Sun Ra. He has written a yet- to-be published memoir of his experience in the music entitled, A Strange Celestial Road (Traveling the Spaceways).

He leads the group Diaspora (Dispersions of the Spirit of Ra), which combines poetry and lyrics with a large instrumental group as well as the group Ebonic Tones. He is a founding member of the collective quartet, NAM. He formed Melchizedek Music Productions in 1995 with his wife, Monique Ngozi Nri. Together, they have produced concerts locally and abroad. ...
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  • Traveling the Spaceways

    Planet Arts
    2005
  • Taras Song

    TUM Records
    2005
  • Song of Time


    2004
  • NAM - Actual Proof

    Buda Musique
    1999
  • Abdullah Live At Ali's Alley

    Buda Musique
    1980
  • Life's Force

    Buda Musique
    1979

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Taras Song by Jeff Stockton

Traveling the Spaceways by Rex Butters

Traveling the Spaceways by Rico Cleffi

Song of Time by Elliott Simon

Dedication by Derek Taylor

Actual Proof by Derek Taylor

Actual Proof by Derek Taylor

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