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Olu Dara

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Olu Dara

Olu Dara has been played on NTS shows including Shanghai, with Bridging The Gap first played on 16 April 2017.

Olu Dara (born Charles Jones III in Louisville, Mississippi on January, 13, 1941) is an American trumpeter, cornetist, guitarist and singer. He first became known as a jazz musician, playing alongside avant-garde musicians such as David Murray and Henry Threadgill.

With his first album under his own name, 1998's In the World: From Natchez to New York, Dara revealed another aspect of his musical personality: the leader and singer of a band immersed in African-American tradition, playing an eclectic mix of blues, jazz, and storytelling, with…

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Okra
Olu Dara
Atlantic1998
Okra
Olu DaraAtlantic1998
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Bridging The Gap
Nas feat. Olu Dara
Columbia2004
Bridging The Gap
Nas feat. Olu DaraColumbia2004
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