In this profile of Dawud Wharnsby Ali by Susan Hogan Albach, which was published in 2000 by the Dallas Morning News, readers learn more about what brought this talented Nasheed artist to Islam, how he expresses spirituality thorugh song, and about his work with Sound Vision.
Folk, jazz, rock, world-beat, classical, country: musical genres that have been defined and consistently evolving for decades. Many talented artists interpret, arrange and blend these genres with their unique styles.
In this review of Dawud Wharnsby Ali's CD collection of songs "The Prophet's Hands" (2002), the Dallas Morning News says of this Nasheed artist, "Count him among the very best artists writing and singing religious music today. And be grateful that he's still young, with many songs ahead of him."
In the "Prophet's Hands," Dawud-Wharnsby Ali adds intense and vital elements to the conversation he started with the Ummah in 1996, when he released his first recording of Islamic songs entitled "Whisper of Peace,".
Dawud Wharnsby Ali is the brother behind the beat of many of Sound Vision's nasheeds. He joined Sound Vision in 1996 and since then has recorded “Whisper of Peace”, “Colors of Islam”, “Road to Madinah”, “The Letter”, "Sunshine, Dust and the Messenger" and now "The Prophet's Hands".
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