RADIO! Wadada Leo Smith 80th Birthday Special

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Mon, 04/11/2022 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm

“What defines all of us as human beings is the inspiration and knowledge to make coherent choices, informed through science, art, and authentic spiritual practice to develop a genuine care for others and the world we live in.” -WLS

 

From his very first solo album to last year's orchestral compositions Wadada Leo Smith has been a jazz trumpet player, composer, and civil rights activist for six decades. We will present a wide variety of music, from solo playing to full blown orchestral music.

Episode Playlist

  • Time
    8:02
    Artist
    Wadada Leo Smith's Golden Quartet
    Song
    The Year of the Elephant
    Album
    The Year of the Elephant
    Label
    Pi
  • Time
    8:12
    Artist
    Wadada Leo Smith
    Song
    Spirituals: The Language of Love
    Album
    Divine Love
    Label
    ECM
  • Time
    8:32
    Artist
    Snakish
    Song
    Cosmoil
    Album
    Snakish
    Label
    Leo
  • Time
    8:33
    Artist
    Wadada Leo Smith
    Song
    The Well, Part Two
    Album
    Heart's Reflections
    Label
    Cuneiform
  • Time
    8:38
    Artist
    Wadada Leo Smith
    Song
    Evening Glow a Shining Outward
    Album
    Red Sulphur Sky
    Label
    Tzadik
  • Time
    8:43
    Artist
    Wadada Leo Smith
    Song
    Improvisation No. 4
    Album
    Creative Music Volume One
    Label
    Kabell
  • Time
    8:57
    Artist
    Wadada Leo Smith
    Song
    Don Cherry's Electronic Sonic Garden
    Album
    Heart's Reflection
    Label
    Cuneiform
  • Time
    9:17
    Artist
    Snakish
    Song
    Kawami Wama
    Album
    Snakish
    Label
    Leo
  • Time
    9:23
    Artist
    Wadada Leo Smith
    Song
    Multiamerica
    Album
    Light Upon Light
    Label
    Tzadik
  • Time
    9:33
    Artist
    Wadada Leo Smith
    Song
    Burning Stones
    Album
    Spirit Catcher
    Label
    Nessa
  • Time
    9:48
    Artist
    Wadada Leo Smith
    Song
    Another Wave More Waves
    Album
    Tao-Njia
    Label
    Tzadik
  • Time
    9:56
    Artist
    Wadada Leo Smith
    Song
    South
    Album
    Sonic Rivers
    Label
    Tzadik

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