Abdul Wadud

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Abdul Wadud
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American jazz cellist, born April 30, 1947 in Cleveland, Ohio
Born Ronald DeVaughn, Wadud played exclusively cello from age nine, studied at Youngstown State University 1966-1967 and at Oberlin College Conservatory 1968-1970; at the latter he met and started playing with Julius A Hemphill. He has also recorded with Arthur Blythe, Frank Lowe, George Lewis, Cecil Taylor, Sam Rivers and others.
Father of Raheem DeVaughn.
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BR/101 Abdul Wadud - By Myself album art Abdul Wadud By Myself(LP, Album) Bisharra Records BR/101 US 1977 Sell This Version
VPA 138 Abdul Wadud - Live In New York album art Julius Hemphill* & Abdul K. Wadud* Julius Hemphill* & Abdul K. Wadud* - Live In New York (Album) Red Record VPA 138 Italy 1978 Sell This Version
BSR 0015 Abdul Wadud - Raw Materials And Residuals album art Julius Hemphill* With Abdul Wadud And Don Moye* Julius Hemphill* With Abdul Wadud And Don Moye* - Raw Materials And Residuals (Album) Black Saint BSR 0015 Italy 1978 Sell This Version
VPA 147 Abdul Wadud - Straight Ahead / Free At Last album art Abdul Wadud, Leroy Jenkins Abdul Wadud, Leroy Jenkins - Straight Ahead / Free At Last(LP, Album) Red Record VPA 147 Italy 1979 Sell This Version
C28Y0092 Abdul Wadud - I've Known Rivers album art Anthony Davis (2) / James Newton (2) / Abdul Wadud Anthony Davis (2) / James Newton (2) / Abdul Wadud - I've Known Rivers (Album) Gramavision C28Y0092 Japan 1982 Sell This Version
R1 79441, GV 79 441-1 Abdul Wadud - Trio² album art Anthony Davis (2), James Newton (2), Abdul Wadud Anthony Davis (2), James Newton (2), Abdul Wadud - Trio² (Album) Gramavision, Gramavision R1 79441, GV 79 441-1 Switzerland 1989 Sell This Version
CD-791 Abdul Wadud - Oakland Duets album art Julius Hemphill* & Abdul Wadud Julius Hemphill* & Abdul Wadud - Oakland Duets(CD, Album) Music & Arts CD-791 US 1993 Sell This Version