Wadada Leo Smith

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    Jamal Moore recently issued Psalms Of Baltimore with his Organix Trio.

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    Wadada Leo Smith’s improvisational chops weren’t properly utilized in this particular setting at Winter Jazzfest, writes critic Ken Micallef.

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    Alexander von Schlippenbach (left), Rudi Mahall, Uli Jennessen and Axel Dörner perform at the Molde Jazz Festival in Norway. (Obscured: bassist Jan Roder)

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    Wadada Leo Smith topped three categories in the DownBeat Critics Poll: Trumpet, Jazz Artist and Jazz Album (for America’s National Parks).

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    Vijay Iyer (center) performs with the Brentano String Quartet on June 10.

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    Wadada Leo Smith was named Musician of the Year in the 2017 Jazz Journalism Awards.

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    Wadada Leo Smith is the organizing force behind the CREATE Festival, a two-day celebration of creative music that will take place in New Haven, Connecticut, April 8-9.

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    Wadada Leo Smith (foreground) performs with John Lindberg at Woodland Pattern bookstore in Milwaukee on Oct. 30.

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    Wadada Leo Smith, whose double album America’s National Parks comes out Oct. 14, is among the artists who have fall releases.

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    Wadada Leo Smith will release America’s National Parks on Cuneiform Records on Oct. 14.

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    Joss Stone performs at the Molde Jazz Festival in Molde, Norway, on July 23.

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    Hamiet Bluiett (left) and Bob Stewart perform during the Vision Festival at Judson Memorial Church in Manhattan on June 11.

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    Matana Roberts is among the recipients of the 2016 Doris Duke Artist Awards for jazz.

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    Vijay Iyer (left) performs with Wadada Leo Smith at the Met Breuer on March 31.



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