Wadada Leo Smith

    Wadada Leo Smith

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    Wadada Leo Smith

    Wadada Leo Smith

    • Wadada Leo Smith

    Wadada Leo Smith

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    New Orleans: The National Culture Park USA 1718Wadada Leo Smith
    Sequoia, Kings Canyon National Parks: The Giant Forest, Great Canyon, Cliffs, Peaks, Waterfalls and Cave Systems 1890Wadada Leo Smith
    Eileen Jackson Southern: 1920-2002 - A Literary National ParkWadada Leo Smith
    The Mississippi River: Dark and Deep Dreams Flow the River, a National Memorial Park C. 5000 B.C.Wadada Leo Smith
    Yosemite: The Glaciers, The Falls, The Wells and the Valley of Goodwill 1890Wadada Leo Smith


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        A consistently adventurous trumpeter who has stuck to playing avant-garde jazz and classical music throughout his career, Leo Smith's dry, introverted style (which makes extensive use of space) is a strong contrast to the more jubilant flights of Lester Bowie. Smith originally played drums, mellophone, and French horn before settling on trumpet. He has also created a systemic musical language he calls Ankhrasmation, which has proved to be significant in his development as an art... Read more

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