Published July 17, 2013
Nasar Abadey is a professor of Jazz percussion in the Jazz Studies department at Peabody Institute at Johns Hopkins University. Nasar’s band SUPERNOVA’s® debut CD, Mirage, was released on Amosaya Records, and his sophomore CD, Diamond In The Rough, was released on DPC Records in 2011. Most recently SUPERNOVA® was selected by the U.S. State Department and the Lincoln Center as Ambassadors to tour with the American Music Abroad Rhythm Road. The one-month tour took them to five countries in East Africa - Rwanda, Uganda, Ethiopia, Zambia, and Mozambique. Abadey has performed with many jazz greats, and has appeared in various music festivals internationally. SUPERNOVA® performs music from the threshold of Jazz to beyond space and time. Nasar Abadey and SUPERNOVA’s® musical presentation demonstrates an array of colors, textures and grooves!