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Ameen Muhammad: 1955-2003
Ameen Muhammad
Trumpet, composer, educator

Born: 1955 in Mississippi
Died: February 27, 2003 in Chicago, Illinois

Trumpeter and educator with AACM connections

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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.

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With 1 reader comment, posted October 5, 2004