“What I’m Interested in Is Sound”:
A Conversation With Wadada Leo Smith (.pdf)
washingtoncitypaper.com
Michael J. West - Nov. 19, 2010

5 Expansive Wadada Leo Smith Recordings,
Picked By Vijay Iyer
A Blog Supreme / NPR Jazz
Vijay Iyer - Nov. 17, 2010

Wadada Leo Smith: A Vital Life Force (.pdf)
Artist profile of Wadada Leo Smith
allaboutjazz.com
Lyn Horton - May, 2010

Wadada Leo Smith Interview (pdf)
metaljazz.com
Greg Burk, LA Weekly - October, 2000

Wadada Leo Smith Interview (pdf)
allaboutjazz.com
Marc Medwin - May, 2009

An Unsung Hero of American Music (pdf)
Notes on the Music of Wadada Leo Smith
Bill Shoemaker, 1983

Onward & Upward
The astounding creative trajectory of
avant-garde veteran Wadada Leo Smith

By Josef Woodard
JazzTimes, Dec. 2008

The Jazzman Cometh
PETER FARRAR INVITED HIS
GURU WADADA LEO SMITH TO
AUSTRALIA - AND HE ACCEPTED
REPORTS JOHN SHAND

Sydney Morning Herald, April 24-may 1, 2008

Passionate About Jazz
Wadada Leo Smith is a trumpeter on a mission ...
to share his deep love for art and creativity
By Andrew Dansby
Houston Chronicle, Nov. 4, 2006

JAZZ REVIEW
Golden Age
Wadada Leo Smith on  how far AACM
- and society - have come.

By Shaun Brady
Philidelphia City Paper,
Dec. 1, 2005

Jazzman Finds Harmony in Piru
By JOSEF WOODARD
Special to The LA Times, Dec. 16, 2002

Wadada Leo Smith : The OFN Interview
by Matthew Sumera
onefinalnote.com, April 2005

Jazz Notes:
Creating music that's never the same twice

By Bill Beuttler
BOSTON GLOBE CORRESPONDENT, 2005

Yo, Wadada!
Leo Smith's Long Pilgrimage
by Howard Mandel
jazzhouse.org

Jazz meets Genji in 'Heart Reflections'
TOKYO TAKES NOTE
Peter Serafin - The Japan Times, 8.3.93

PROFILE: LEO SMITH
by Bob Ness

Downbeat Magazine 10.7.76

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