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     Wadada Leo Smith

Born: Dec 18, 1941 in Leland, MS
Genre: Jazz
Styles: Avant-Garde, Free Jazz, Avant-Garde Jazz, Modern Free, Modern Creative
Instruments: Trumpet

A consistently adventurous trumpeter who has stuck to playing avant-garde jazz 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 gained early experience performing in R&B groups and played in an Army band while serving in the military. By 1967, Leo Smith was a member of Chicago's AACM. He soon helped to found the Creative Construction Company, an innovative trio with violinist Leroy Jenkins and multi-instrumentalist Anthony Braxton that toured Europe in the late '60s. Smith, who was involved in making the documentary film See the Music in 1970, formed the New Dalta Ahkri in New Haven, CT, an influential if under-documented band that at times included Henry Threadgill, Anthony Davis, and Oliver Lake. Smith studied ethnomusicology in the mid-'70s at Wesleyan, played with Braxton in 1976, and recorded with Derek Bailey's Company. He has also freelanced with his own diverse groups during the past several decades. After becoming a Rastafarian in the 1980s, he changed his name to Wadada Leo Smith. He began teaching at Cal Arts in 1993. Leo Smith, who founded the Kabell label in 1971, has also recorded for Freedom, Moers, ECM, Nesssa, FMP, Black Saint, Nessa, and Sackville in settings ranging from unaccompanied solos to a big band

- Scott Yanow (All Music Guide)

Ресурсы сети, связанные с исполнителем:
aacmchicago.org/members/Leo.html Biography
musicians.allaboutjazz.com/musician.php?id=4458 Biography & articles on 'All About Jazz'
music.calarts.edu/~wls Personal website. Biography, new releases, reviews
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wadada_Leo_Smith About from 'wikipedia'
en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wadada_Leo_Smith About from 'wapedia.mobi' [mobile]
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CD коллекции, связанные с исполнителем:
  как основной исполнитель ...
 Wadada Leo Smith - 'America' - 2009, Tzadik
 Wadada Leo Smith - 'Golden Quartet' - 2000, Tzadik
 Wadada Leo Smith - 'Kulture Jazz' - 1995, ECM
 Wadada Leo Smith - 'Lake Biwa' - 2004, Tzadik
 Wadada Leo Smith - 'Luminous Axis' - 2002, Tzadik
 Wadada Leo Smith - 'Prataksis' - 1997, Nine Winds
 Wadada Leo Smith - 'Red Sulphur Sky' - 2001, Tzadik
 Wadada Leo Smith - 'Reflectativity' - 2000, Tzadik
 Wadada Leo Smith - 'The Year Of The Elephant' - 2002, Pi. Recordings
  как основной соисполнитель ...
 Henry Kaiser - 'Yo Miles! Sky Garden' - 2004, Cuneiform
  как соисполнитель ...
 Anthony Braxton - '3 Compositions Of New Jazz' - 1968, Delmark
 Anthony Braxton - 'Silence. Time Zones' - 1997, Black Lion
 Susie Ibarra - 'Folkloriko' - 2004, Tzadik
 Henry Kaiser - 'Yo Miles! Upriver' - 2005, Cuneiform
 Jeanne Lee - 'Natural Affinities' - 2003, Sunnyside
 Tony Malaby - 'Tamarindo Live' - 2010, Clean Feed Records
 Matthew Shipp - 'Matthew Shipp's New Orbit' - 2001, Thirsty Ear

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