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Wadada Leo Smith

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Wadada Leo Smith

Wadada Leo Smith has been played on NTS over 10 times, featured on 12 episodes and was first played on 1 June 2015.

Ishmael Wadada Leo Smith (18 December 1941 in Leland, Mississippi) is a trumpeter and composer working primarily in the fields of avant-garde jazz and free improvisation. He started out playing drums, mellophone and French horn before he settled on the trumpet. He played in various rhythm-n-blues groups and by 1967 became a member of the AACM and co-founded the Creative Construction Company, a trio with Leroy Jenkins and Anthony Braxton. In 1971 Smith formed his own label, Kabell. He also formed another…

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Michael Gregory Jackson, Oliver Lake, Leo Smith, David Murray (Doug Pomeroy, Joel Bluestein, Michael Gregory Jackson mix)
Bija Records1977
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Michael Gregory Jackson, Oliver Lake, Leo Smith, David Murray (Doug Pomeroy, Joel Bluestein, Michael Gregory Jackson mix)Bija Records1977
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Prelueoionti
Michael Gregory Jackson, Oliver Lake, Leo Smith, David Murray (Doug Pomeroy, Joel Bluestein, Michael Gregory Jackson mix)
Bija Records1977
Prelueoionti
Michael Gregory Jackson, Oliver Lake, Leo Smith, David Murray (Doug Pomeroy, Joel Bluestein, Michael Gregory Jackson mix)Bija Records1977
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Ballad
Michael Gregory Jackson, Oliver Lake, Leo Smith, David Murray (Doug Pomeroy, Joel Bluestein, Michael Gregory Jackson mix)
Bija Records1977
Ballad
Michael Gregory Jackson, Oliver Lake, Leo Smith, David Murray (Doug Pomeroy, Joel Bluestein, Michael Gregory Jackson mix)Bija Records1977
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Screaming Grass
Wadada Leo Smith, George Lewis, John Zorn
Tzadik2014
Screaming Grass
Wadada Leo Smith, George Lewis, John ZornTzadik2014
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Tastalun
Leo Smith
ECM Records1979
Tastalun
Leo SmithECM Records1979
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For Elton Dean
Ishmael Wadada Leo Smith
Treader2009
For Elton Dean
Ishmael Wadada Leo SmithTreader2009
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Rhythmus #1
Marion Brown, Leo Smith
Freedom1975
Rhythmus #1
Marion Brown, Leo SmithFreedom1975
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Old Times Roll – New Times Goal
Wadada Leo Smith, Günter Baby Sommer
Intakt Records2007
Old Times Roll – New Times Goal
Wadada Leo Smith, Günter Baby SommerIntakt Records2007
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