Wadada Leo Smith

Elected to the Hall of Fame
None

Wadada Leo Smith's news entries:

  • {parents:file_name}

    Deerhoof vocalist and bassist Satomi Matsuzaki with trumpeter Wadada Leo Smith

  • {parents:file_name}

    Egberto Gismonti flew to New York from his home in Brazil for ECM Records at 50, a Nov. 1 and 2 celebration of the imprint at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York.

  • {parents:file_name}

    The sound of pianist Marilyn Crispell changed following a trip to a festival in Stockholm: “I heard them playing stuff that really, really touched me.”

  • {parents:file_name}

    ​Trumpeter and composer Wadada Leo Smith hosted his third CREATE Festival April 6 and 7 at Firehouse 12 in New Haven, Connecticut.

  • {parents:file_name}

    Wadada Leo Smith released a new large-scale work, Rosa Parks: Pure Love. An Oratorio Of Seven Songs (TUM), on Feb. 15.

  • {parents:file_name}

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

  • {parents:file_name}

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

  • {parents:file_name}

    Wadada Leo Smith

  • {parents:file_name}

    Wadada Leo Smith

  • {parents:file_name}

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

  • {parents:file_name}

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

  • {parents:file_name}

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

  • {parents:file_name}

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

  • {parents:file_name}

    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.

  • {parents:file_name}

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

  • {parents:file_name}

    Wadada Leo Smith

  • {parents:file_name}

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

  • {parents:file_name}

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

  • {parents:file_name}

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

  • {parents:file_name}

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

  • {parents:file_name}

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

  • {parents:file_name}

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



On Sale Now
July 2020
Makhathini, Davis, Muthspiel, Moore, Corea, Younger and Douglas, McBride
Look Inside
Subscribe
Print | Digital | iPad