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Smith, Wadada Leo: The Emerald Duets [5 CD BOX SET]

Label: Tum
Product Code: 32198
Catalog Code: TUM 806
Country: Finland
 
Price: $79.95



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Part of his 80th Anniversary celebration and subtitled "The Art Of The Trumpeter And Drummers", this 5-CD box set brings legendary improviser Wadada Leo Smith together with four long-time collaborators and masterful drummers--Andrew Cyrille, Jack DeJohnette, Pheeroan akLaff and Han Bennink--with Smith performing on both piano and trumpet.


Smith, Wadada Leo: String Quartets Nos. 1-12 [7-CD BOXSET]

Label: Tum
Product Code: 32197
Catalog Code: TUM 805
Country: Finland
 
Price: $119.95



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Since 1965 Wadada Leo Smith has developed string quartets influenced by a diverse set of composers including Ornette Coleman, Claude Debussy, Howlin' Wolf, Scott Joplin, Olly Wilson, &c. heard here in 12 Quartets from 3 major periods of his work, compositions exploring the African-American experience, with scores that leave room for interpretation and expression from his players.


Smith, Wadada Leo / Henry Kaiser / Alex Varty: Pacifica Koral Reef

Label: 577 Records
Product Code: 31101
Catalog Code: CD-577R-5884
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.99



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Interpreting trumpeter Wadada Leo Smith's Ankhrasmation graphic score--the term joining the Egyptian symbol for life, the Ethiopian word for leader and the universal term for mother--Smith and guitarists Alex Varty & Henry Kaiser use the rich combination of visual cues and musical notation to record this rapturous and unduplicable album of profound and engaging improvisation.


Smith, Wadada Leo Great Lakes Quartet: The Chicago Symphonies [4 CD BOX SET]

Label: Tum
Product Code: 31013
Catalog Code: TUM 1004
Country: Finland
 
Price: $69.95



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Inspired by Don Cherry's 1966 Symphony For Improvisers and intended to illustrate the profound cultural contributions Chicagoans & Midwesterners have made, trumpeter Leo Smith's presents four expansive symphonies, three performed with Henry Threadgill (sax & flute), John Lindberg (bass) and Jack DeJohnette (drums), the fourth with Jonathon Haffner (sax) plus Smith, Lindberg and DeJohnette.


Smith, Wadada Leo / Vijay Iyer / Jack Dejohnette : A Love Sonnet For Billie Holiday

Label: Tum
Product Code: 31012
Catalog Code: TUM 60
Country: Finland
 
Price: $17.95



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One of two albums marking trumpeter Wadada Leo Smith's 80th birthday, and showing his creative and technical skills still in peak form, here in a trio for the first time uniting independent collaborators, pianist & keyboardist Vijay Iyer and drummer Jack DeJohnette, in compositions from each of the performers plus one collective improvisation.


Smith, Wadada Leo / Douglas R. Ewart / Mike Reed: Sun Beans of Shimmering Light

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 30270
Catalog Code: AS166CD
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Brass, winds and percussion bring a beautiful dialog of spiritually rich improvsations from the trio of Wadada Leo Smith on trumpet, Douglas Ewart on reeds & wind instruments, and Mike Reed on drums, recording in the studio in 2015 for five contemplative, often meditative, yet always bold dialogs that use spacious and free timing that showcases each player's masterful skills.


Smith, Wadada Leo / Bill Laswell / Milford Graves: Sacred Ceremonies [3 CDs]

Label: Tum
Product Code: 30224
Catalog Code: TUM 803
Country: Finland
 
Price: $54.95



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The 2nd of two 3-CD sets released as trumpeter Wadada Leo nears his 80th birthday, these albums were recorded in 2015 & 2016 in bassist Bill Laswell's studio, the first presenting the duo of Smith and late drummer Milford Graves, the second a duo with Laswell, those discs leading to the expansive and outstanding full trio of Smith, Laswell & Graves on the final disc.


Smith, Wadada Leo: Trumpet [3 CDs]

Label: Tum
Product Code: 30223
Catalog Code: TUM 802
Country: Finland
 
Price: $54.95



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Pure Wadada Leo Smith in a 3-CD box set of solo recordings from 2016 captured at and using the natural resonance of the St. Mary's Church in the town of Pohja, on the Southern Coast of Finland, presenting fourteen new compositions, including four extended multi-part works, as Smith demonstrates his incredible authority, investigative spirit and spiritual approach to the horn.


Smith, Wadada Leo: Rosa Parks: Pure Love

Label: Tum
Product Code: 26650
Catalog Code: TUM 57
Country: Finland
 
Price: $17.95



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Inspired by the civil rights movement and the iconic Rosa Parks, trumpeter Wadada Leo Smith's album pays tribute through impressive compositional skills that merge work with RedKoral Quartet, Blue Trumpet Quartet, Diamond Voices, and Janus duo, featuring excerpts from Anthony Braxton, Steve McCall, Leroy Jenkins, and words from Martin Luther King Jr and a text by Rosa Parks.


Smith, Wadada Leo: Solo - Reflections And Meditations On Monk

Label: Tum
Product Code: 24969
Catalog Code: TUM 53
Country: Finland
 
Price: $17.95



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An intimate album of solo trumpet from Wadada Leo Smith, performing compositions by Thelonious Monk, Smith professing in an essay in the accompanying booklet that he was motivated to become a composer by Monk above other contemporaries for his ideas of composition and bands; his admiration and love of Monk's work is clear in this beautifully lyrical album.


Smith, Wadada Leo: Najwa

Label: Tum
Product Code: 24968
Catalog Code: TUM 49
Country: Finland
 
Price: $17.95



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Paying tribute to musicians whose vision paved the way for modern creative players to use new approaches, language and philosophy in improvisation, trumpeter Wadada Leo Smith's band with four guitarists, electric bass, drums and percussion dedicates five incredible compositions to Ornette Coleman, John Coltrane, Ronald Shannon Jackson, and Billie Holiday.


Smith, Wadada Leo: Red Chrysanthemums | Solos 1977

Label: Corbett vs. Dempsey
Product Code: 21486
Catalog Code: CvsDCD025
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Unreleased for more than 39 years, these remarkably creative live solo performances on trumpet, flugelhorn, flute, steelophone, percussion and gongs from improvisor and composer Wadada Leo Smith were recorded in Los Angeles in 1977, during his visionary Kabell Records years.


Smith, Wadada Leo / John Lindberg: Celestial Weather

Label: Tum
Product Code: 21124
Catalog Code: TUM 46
Country: Finland
 
Price: $17.95



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Trumpeter Wadada Leo Smith and double bassist John Lindberg met in NYC to record this set of suites using an incredibly emotional palate of melodic, technical, and free playing, on a 2-part work for Malachi Favors, a 5-part "Celestial Weather Suite", and a 2-part "Feathers and Earth".


Smith, Wadada Leo: The Great Lakes Suites [2 CDs]

Label: Tum
Product Code: 19589
Catalog Code: TUM 41
Country: Finland
 
Price: $22.95



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Outstanding compositions and performances on a 2 disc set from trumpeter Leo Smith, each piece dedicated to one of the US Great Lakes, with multi-wind player Henry Threadgill, bassist John Lindberg, and drummer Jack DeJohnette, a milestone in a superlative career!


Smith, Wadada Leo / Lewis, George / Zorn, John: Sonic Rivers

Label: Tzadik
Product Code: 19210
Catalog Code: CD-TZA-4001
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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Tzadik's new Spectrum series begins with the collaboration of 3 legendary NY performers--Wadada Leo Smith (trumpet); George Lewis (trombone); John Zorn (alto sax)--in 8 technically superb and joyfully unique compositions and collective improvisations.


Smith, Wadada Leo & Tumo: Occupy The World [2 CDs]

Label: Tum
Product Code: 17823
Catalog Code: TUM 37
Country: Finland
 
Price: $22.95



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Trumpeter Wadada Leo Smith composed these 5 works inspired by the Occupy movement for the 22-piece orchestra TUMO, an improvising orchestra that is assembled specifically for each project they participate in.


Smith, Wadada Leo Organic: Heart's Reflection [2 CDs]

Label: Cuneiform
Product Code: 14525
Catalog Code: Rune 330/331
Country: USA
 
Price: $23.95



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An incredible double CD from trumpeter Leo Smith's Organic with Michael Gregory, Pheeroan AkLaff, Angelica Sanchez, Skuli Sverrisson, Brandon Ross, &c &c... incredible electric and acoustic jazz from the legendary improviser and innovator!


Smith, Wadada Leo / Dejohnette, Jack: America

Label: Tzadik
Product Code: 11540
Catalog Code: CD-TZA-7628
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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Originally proposed to ECM in 1979 and rejected, the duo of legendary trumpeter Smith and drummer DeJohnette pushes each other into remarkable and telepathic interplay.


Smith, Wadada Leo: Procession Of The Great Ancestry

Label: NESSA
Product Code: 11344
Catalog Code: NCD-26
Country: USA
 
Price: $15.95



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Finally remastered, this is one of Smith's most obscure and satisfying early recordings with Kahil El'Zabar, Louis Myers, Joe Fonda, John Powell, Mchaka Uba, & Bobby Naughton.


Smith, Wadada Leo, Ibarra, Susie & Zorn, John: 50Th Birthday Celebration - Volume 8

Label: Tzadik
Product Code: 09240
Catalog Code: CD-TZA-5008
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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Smith, Wadada Leo: Creative Orchestra - Lake Biwa

Label: Tzadik
Product Code: 04466
Catalog Code: CD-TZA-8008
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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Smith, Wadada Leo / Anthony Braxton: Saturn, Conjunct the Grand Canyon in a Sweet Embrace

Label: Pi Recordings
Product Code: 04270
Catalog Code: Pi 10
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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Smith, Wadada Leo: Kabell Years 1971-1979

Label: Tzadik
Product Code: 02816
Catalog Code: CD-TZA--7610-4
Country: USA
 
Price: $45.95



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From 1971-1979 Wadada Leo Smith released four albums on his own, privately pressed label Kabell, now remastered and coupled with over two hours of unreleased bonus tracks.


Smith, Wadada Leo: Luminous Axis

Label: Tzadik
Product Code: 01128
Catalog Code: CD-TZA-7083
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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Smith, Wadada Leo's Golden Quartet: The Year of the Elephant

Label: Pi Recordings
Product Code: 00838
Catalog Code: PI 04
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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