Al Strong

Black Love (Lightyear/Virgin)

Al Strong is an award-winning trumpet player, composer, recording artist and educator A cultural innovator, he is the co-founder of the Art of Cool Project, which spawned the original Art of Cool Music Festival in Durham, N C and the stArt of Cool youth summer camp Strong is lauded for his distinctively unique sound Whether melting hearts at a whisper volume or being gracefully dynamic when the music calls for more intensity, his natural ability to strike listeners at their core is unmatched His 2016 debut album, LoveStrong, a 10-song mix of original music and jazz classics…

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Black Love –

Composed & Arranged by Al Strong

Al Strong - Flugelhorn
Bluford Thompson, Jr. – Tenor Sax
Mark Whitfield – Guitar (feature)
Chris Patishall - Piano
Kevin Beardsley – Acoustic Bass
Jeremy ‘Bean’ Clemons – Drums
Lavae McClinnahan - Associate Producer

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