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Kulture Of Jazz
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Don't You Remember?
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Song Of Humanity (Kanto Pri Homaro)
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Fire-Sticks, Chrysanthemums And Moonlight (For Harumi)
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Seven Rings Of Light In The Hola Trinity

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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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