Wed Apr 5
1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20007
Nasar Abadey’s performance credits include Amiri Baraka, Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Rouse, Gary Bartz, David Sanchez, Cyrus Chestnut, Gregory Porter, Sonny Fortune, Ella Fitzgerald, Eartha Kitt, Kenny Kirkland, Gary Thomas, Stanley Turrentine, Sun Ra, Frank Morgan, Bobby Hutcherson, Pharaoh Sanders, Malachi Thompson and many others. Additionally, he has appeared in various music festivals including, San Remo (Italy), Montreal (Canada), Cap City (DC), Virgin Island (Caribbean), JVC (NYC), Morocco (Africa), Chicago Jazz Festival, Iowa City Jazz Festival, DC Loft Jazz Festival, Atlanta Jazz Festival, Mellon Bank Jazz Festival, (Philadelphia), The East Coast Jazz Festival, the Free World Jazz Festival, International Children's Festival (Seattle), Guatemala City Jazz Festival, Duke Ellington Festival, DC Jazz Festival, and the Mid Atlantic Jazz Festival among others.
Currently, and for the past seventeen (17) years, Mr. Abadey has been a Professor of Jazz Percussion, Jazz History/Analysis and Jazz Combo in the Jazz Studies Department of the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD, where he recently developed an online course curriculum for Jazz Analysis/History for undergraduate and graduate study.