April 11 @ 8:00 pm$10
Abdulrahman Amer, a trombonist and composer, is attending the Manhattan School of Music (class of 2019) on a full scholarship. Abdulrahman, named a 2016 jazz finalist in Youngarts, is currently an alumnus of the Banff Jazz Workshop for creative music as well as the Betty Carter Jazz ahead workshop. In addition, Abdulrahman is an active member of the 7 times Grammy-winning ensemble the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra, led by Arturo O’Farrill. Abdulrahman has played at numerous festivals and venues including the Jazz Standard, Smalls Jazz Club, Smoke Jazz Club, Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola, Metropolitan room, Shapeshifter Lab, An Die Musik, Monterey Jazz Festival, Montclair Jazz Festival, as well as the Detroit Jazz Festival.