Nasar Abadey


Drummer and Composer Nasar Abadey is the founder, leader and driving force of SUPERNOVA®. Based in Washington, DC Abadey has also built a solid reputation as a sideman with several groups, and has recorded and/or performed with many national artists throughout his career. Abadey began playing drums at age five. Drawing influences from powerhouse drummers… View Article

Nasar Abadey


Drummer and Composer Nasar Abadey is the founder, leader and driving force of SUPERNOVA®.  Based in Washington, DC Abadey has also built a solid reputation as a sideman with several groups, and has recorded and/or performed with many national artists throughout his career. Abadey began playing drums at age five. Drawing influences from powerhouse drummers… View Article

Kush Abadey


Kush has performed and/or recorded with many notables including Ravi Coltrane, Chris Potter, Nicholas Payton, JD Allen, David Weiss, Andrew White, Gilad Hekselman, Azar Lawrence, Terrance Blanchard, Frank Lacy, Jeremy Pelt, Tomasz Stanko, Barry Harris, Gary Thomas, Jared Gold, George Colligan, Dave Stryker, Josh Evans and David Gibson among others.  In his early twenties, Kush… View Article

Nasar Abadey Appearing with Jazz Vocalist, George V. Johnson, Jr.


DC Jazz Fest FREE Weekend Concert Featuring: George V. Johnson Jr., Vocals Deante Childres, Piano Herman Burney, Bass Fred Foss, Sax Nasar Abadey, Drums   Friday, June 12, 2015 @ 5:00PM
 National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden 6th & Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC http://www.nga.gov/content/ngaweb.html
(202) 737-4215 http://dcjazzfest.org/george-v-johnson-jr

DC Jazz Fest Interview with native Washingtonian, Legendary Jazz Drummer, and Educator Billy Hart


Jazz drummer Billy Hart, who has appeared on recordings by Herbie Hancock, Miles Davis, McCoy Tyner, Pharoah Sanders, and other jazz greats; as well as taken time to work for many years as a professor on major university campuses, is being hononred by the DC Jazz Fest prior to his concert with the Cookers on… View Article

Bohemian Caverns Presents Frank Lacy & Josh Evans Legacy Band


Featuring: Kuumba Frank Lacy – Trombone Josh Evans – Trumpet Stacy Dillard – Tenor Theo Hill – Piano Ameen Saleem – Bass Kush Abadey – Drums Saturday, May 9th Two Shows – 8 PM and 10 PM Sunday, May 10th Two Shows – 7 PM and 9 PM Bohemian Caverns 2001 Eleventh Street N.W. Washington, D.C…. View Article

INNER URGE Appearing at the Durant Art Center


Alexandria, Va Saturday, May 2, 2015 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM http://www.nasarabadey.com/event/inner-urge-appearing-durant-art-center/ Each artist is a group leader  and they are all coming together to perform a unique blend of standards and original composition. Nasar Abadey – drums Thad Wilson – trumpet Fred Foss – alto saxophone Elijah Jamal – tenor saxophone Allyn Johnson –… View Article

Kush Abadey Appearing with the CHIHIRO YAMANAKA TRIO


CHIHIRO YAMANAKA TRIO – (Piano) $25.00  Monday 3/30 8:00 pm Buy Tickets      10:00 pm Buy Tickets Chihiro Yamanaka, Universal Classics & Jazz recording artist, is one of the most exciting jazz pianists and composers of her generation, and the leader of the Chihiro Yamanaka Trio.  Chihiro’s new album Because presents two self compositions and a new point of view to… View Article

Nasar Abadey will be appearing with SynchroniCity


Friday, March 20, 2015 7:00 – 9:00 PM Nasar Abadey will be appearing with SynchroniCity Featuring: Violinist Marcia McIntyre, violist Leslie DeLaine, cellist Élise Cuffy, and flutist Jamal Brown, who create a unique sound that exuberantly blends classical string instrumentation and the melodious sound of the flute with African based funky percussion that has been… View Article

Cuban Film Festival – Morgan State University JELMA


 Saturday, Feb 28th 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM Present (3) Three Films: Afro Cuba: YESTERDAY AND TODAY, 2008 WITH or WITHOUT FIDEL, 2007 WHEN THE SPIRIT DANCE MAMBO, 2002 As part of the “Living” Exhibition wherein the art works of Januwa Moja and Uzikee Nelson are featured, at Morgan State University, James E. Lewis Museum… View Article