Wadada Leo Smith

AKAMU representation: worldwide


As a leader:

Wadada Leo Smith's Ten Freedom Summers
Wadada Leo Smith - trumpet
Anthony Davis - piano
John Lindberg - double bass
Pheeroan akLaff - drums
Jesse Gilbert - video and projection
Maile Colbert - video

"Ten Freedom Summers" could be long, 1 day, 2 days, or 3 days (the complete project) and available in following configurations:
  • Golden Quartet plus Pacifica Red Coral string quartet (from USA), harp player (from USA), tympani player and projection.
  • Golden Quartet plus a local 10 pieces: local chamber (or string) orchestra, local conductor, local harpist and projection.
  • Golden Quartet plus a local string quartet, local harpist and projection.
  • Golden Quartet plus cellist Ashley Walters and projection.

Wadada Leo Smith's Golden Quartet
Wadada Leo Smith - trumpet
Anthony Davis - piano
John Lindberg - double bass
Pheeroan akLaff - drums

Wadada Leo Smith' Organic
Wadada Leo Smith - trumpet
Michael Gregory - guitars
Brandon Ross - electric guitar
Nels Cline - electric guitar
Lamar Smith - electric guitar
Okkyung Lee - cello
John Lindberg - double bass and effects
Skuli Sverrisson - electric bass
Pheeroan akLaff - drums
Jesse Gilbert - video
tba - video camera

Wadada Leo Smith's Silver Orchestra "Occupy the World: For Freedom"
Wadada Leo Smith - trumpet
Jen Shyu - vocals
JD Parran - clarinets and flutes
Joe Exley - tuba
Jennifer Choi - violin
Okkyung Lee - cello
Michael Gregory - guitars
Yuko Fujiyama - piano
Wes Brown - electric bass
John Lindberg - double bass
Martin Obeng - drums and percussion
Harris Eisenstadt - drums, sobar, kutiro drums, glockenspiel


As a co-leader:

Wadada Leo Smith - Anthony Davis
Wadada Leo Smith - trumpet
Anthony Davis - piano

Wadada Leo Smith - John Lindberg
Wadada Leo Smith - trumpet
John Lindberg - double bass


As a sideman:

Muhal Richard Abrams's Experimental Band
Wadada Leo Smith - trumpet
Roscoe Mitchell - saxes and flutes
Henry Threadgill - alto sax, flute, bass flute
George Lewis - trombone
Muhal Richard Abrams - piano, composition and conduction
Amina Claudine Myers - piano
Leonard Jones - double bass
Thurman Barker - vibes, percussion
Reggie Nicholson - drums

Baikida Carroll's "Requiem for a Dark Horse" (for three trumpet soloists and chamber ensemble)
Baikida Carroll - trumpet and composition
Wadada Leo Smith - trumpet
Bobby Bradford - trumpet
Tim Berne - alto sax
Marty Ehrlich - alto sax and clarinet
Eric Friedlander - cello
Marcus Rojas - tuba
Mary Halvorson - electric guitar
Ches Smith - drums
Warren Smith - percussion
Taylor Ho Bynum - conduction

 
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