Fond of You

from by Al Strong



Remembering jazz great Art Blakey


from LoveStrong Vol. 1, released January 8, 2016
Composers: Al Strong and Bluford Thompson, Jr.
Pre-Production: Ivan Hampden, Jr.
Mixing, Editing, & Production: Jeremy 'BEAN' Clemons

Trumpet- Al Strong
Alto Saxophone- Lummie Spann Jr.
Tenor Saxophone- Bluford Thompson, Jr.
Drums- Iajhi Hampden
Bass- Lance Scott
Piano– Ryan Hanseler



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Al Strong Durham, North Carolina

Since being introduced to jazz music at the age of 15, Al Strong has worked diligently to master and refine his musical passions. Raised in Washington, DC, Strong undoubtedly carries an affinity for dance music of all disciplines, which carries over in his sound and demeanor.
Strong is an adjunct at NCCU and co-founder of the non-profit organization, The Art of Cool Project.
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