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Trumpeter and educator with AACM connectionsCopyright © 2003
Ameen Muhammad (Curtis Chapman) was a trumpet player and composer connected with the AACM (Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians) in Chicago.
In an obituary in the Chicago Tribune, Howard Reich described him as "a dynamic force in the city's avant-garde music scene and an indefatigable educator who taught thousands of schoolchildren the meaning and value of jazz."
JJA members are invited to submit a full obituary or appreciation.