Al Strong Music

Al Strong Music

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1549222_10204438633707962_6251508689605082378_nAl Strong is a Washington, D.C. native trumpeter, educator, arranger, and composer. Since he first emerged on the scene in 1998 as a jazz studies major at North Carolina Central University, Strong has been an emerging artist in jazz. He has been described as being “among those leading Durham jazz into a resurgence.” (The Independent – Sylvia Pfeiffenberger). He is an integral figure in the current local jazz scene having performed/recorded for artists such as Aretha Franklin, Branford Marsalis, Phonte Coleman, Mavis Swan Poole, Yahzarah, Peter Lamb and the Wolves (Voted 2011 Best Jazz Band in the Triangle), Clay Aiken, Big Daddy Kane, Orquesta Gardel, The Beast, and Bassist Ethan Farmer. Strong is an an adjunct professor in the widely acclaimed North Carolina Central University (NCCU) Jazz Studies program. Strong is also a founder of the non-profit jazz advocacy organization, The Art of Cool Project. 

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Great jazz

Jack van Dijk

September 20, 2012

Saw you play tonight at C Grace. Wonderful show, glad to see you’ll be coming back over the next few months!

Matt B

August 7, 2015


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