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Aaron "Ab" Abernathy



Biography

Aaron “Ab” Abernathy is a multitalented entertainer who comes from a long line of historical pioneers including Civil Rights leader Rev. Ralph David Abernathy. An alum of Howard University, Abernathy has acted as musical director for global touring acts Black Milk and Slum Village and collaborated with many Grammy-nominated® artists including Jack White, The Foreign Exchange, and Eric Roberson.

Watch Past Performances

Video 1/13/2017: Hometown Sounds: Aaron Abernathy with live band Nat Turner

Aaron “Ab” Abernathy is a multitalented entertainer who comes from a long line of historical pioneers including Civil Rights leader Rev. Ralph David Abernathy. An alum of Howard University, Abernathy has acted as musical director for global touring acts Black Milk and Slum Village and collaborated with many Grammy-nominated® artists including Jack White, The Foreign Exchange, and Eric Roberson.

Part of the Hometown Sounds series

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