The Preacher And The Musician

James Newton & Abdul Wadud

Chamber jazz for flute & cello

James Newton is featured performing “The Preacher And The Musician” in the late 1970s.

Personnel:

James Newton, flute
Abdul Wadud, cello

Between 1978 to 1981 James Newton lived in New York where he began playing extended chamber jazz, as leader of a trio featuring cellist Abdul Wadud and pianist Anthony Davis.

Newton expanded his trio to a quartet with the addition of vibraphonist Jay Hoggard and successfully toured Europe during the early ’80s.