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Alaadeen to Receive the American Jazz Museum's Lifetime Achievement Award

Alaadeen to Receive the American Jazz Museum's Lifetime Achievement Award

Kansas City, MO. The American Jazz Museum will pay special tribute to the Jazz legacy and genius of Duke Ellington as well as, honoring Clark Terry and Kansas City based Jazz Legend Alaadeen. Thursday, April 29th (Ellington's 111th Birthday) is Ellington Education Day at the American Jazz Museum's Blue Room starting with a 10:00 am panel ...

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News: Event

Celebrating Bird! A Tribute to Charlie "Bird" Parker

Celebrating Bird! A Tribute to Charlie "Bird" Parker

CELEBRATING BIRD! A Tribute to Charlie “Bird" Parker Family to Attend Lament and Celebration 1pm, Sunday, August 24th, at the Grave Site Afterwards at the Historic Mutual Musician's Foundation Kansas City, Missouri: August 29th is Charlie “Bird" Parker's birthday but Kansas City is celebrating it on Sunday, August 24th so ...

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News: Education

Alaadeen's The Rest of the Story

Alaadeen's The Rest of the Story

Alaadeen Writes “The Rest of the Story" Jazz Master Alaadeen has been awarded a grant from the Fund for Folk Culture to write “The Rest of the Story", a jazz methods manual based on his approach to teaching. This project is made possible by a grant from the Fund for Folk Culture's Artist Support ...

Album

New Africa Suite

Label: Unknown label
Released: 2005
Track listing: Grace; Beneath Where Rivers Flow; Salaam, Shalom, Peace; The Burning Sand; Time's Up; Home Again; The Jannah Now.

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Article: Album Review

Alaadeen: New Africa Suite

Read "New Africa Suite" reviewed by AAJ Staff


Ahmad Alaadeen is a saxophonist and composer who makes music that manages to be both lyrical and hard-hitting, and not coincidentally, he's from Kansas City, with its rich jazz tradition. His latest album is New Africa Suite (not to be confused with a Grachan Moncur III record of the same name), and it is top-shelf.


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