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

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

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

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

Appearing @ Twins Jazz with Pianist Larry Willis


TWINS JAZZ Presents the Larry Willis Trio Featuring Steve Novosel on Bass Nasar Abadey on Drums 1344 U. St. NW Washington, DC 20009 Fri, January 2nd,  8:00 pm and 10:00 pm – Shows Sat, January 3rd, 9:00 pm and 11:00 pm – Shows http://www.twinsjazz.com/

Appearing @ TWINS JAZZ with Pianist Larry Willis


TWINS JAZZ Presents the Larry Willis Trio Featuring Steve Novosel on Bass Nasar Abadey on Drums 1344 U. St. NW Washington, DC 20009 Fri, January 2nd,  8:00 pm and 10:00 pm – Shows and  Sat, January 3rd, 9:00 pm and 11:00 pm – Shows   http://www.twinsjazz.com

SMOKE Jazz and Supper Club Presents: ALLYN JOHNSON QUARTET Featuring Bruce Williams, James King and Nasar Abadey


Wednesday, August 27th, 2014 2751 Broadway, New York, NY 10025  Sets: 7:00 PM – no music charge (dinner set) 3-Course Dinner Prix-Fixe available for $38 9:00 PM –  no music charge (dinner set) 3-Course Dinner Prix-Fixe available for $38 10:30 PM –  no music charge $20 minimum Dinner Optional 3-Course Dinner Prix-Fixe available for $38… View Article

Washington Renaissance Orchestra


Check out Video and Pics – JAZZNET SHOWCASE YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0q9KOZUhaxA#t=16 http://www.gettyimages.com/photos/congressional-black-caucus-jazz-concert?excludenudity=true&sort=mostpopular&mediatype=photography&phrase=congressional%20black%20caucus%20jazz%20concert Who We Are:  The Washington Renaissance Orchestra (WRO) is established, to promote and coordinate Big Band Jazz performances in and around the DMV area, regionally, nationally and internationally. The Orchestra was formed as a vehicle to create performance opportunities for jazz musicians in a… View Article