Blue Trumpet
Wadada Leo Smith’s Golden Quartet
Ten Freedom Summers
November 1, 2014
Onassis Cultural Center
Athens, Greece

March 3–5, 2022

Washington, DC

Wadada in Residency at Georgetown Day School. Lecture, workshop and Concert performance of a new work commissioned by GDS.

Georgetown Day School, Washington, DC

Saturday, March 6, 2021

Chicago, IL

Wadada’s Winter from Four Symphonies, world premiere Performed by Ithaca College School of Music Percussion Ensemble directed by Dr Mike Truedell. Lived stream from Ithaca College.

Also, the Percussion Ensemble’s performance of Winter will be re-broadcast as part of the Necessary Noise Festival in New Jersey in August.

Ithaca College, Ithaca, New York

April 10–May 15, 2021

New York City

Wadada in residency at the New School NYC.
A five weeks residency focusing on Winter from Four Symphony for ensemble.

The New School, New York, NY

June 10–13, 2021

Leicester, VT

Wadada residency, New Music at the Point
The JACK Quartet will perform String Quartet no. 13th at the Vermont Jazz Festival.

New Music On The Point, 1361 Hooker Road, Leicester, VT 05733

www.newmusiconthepoint.com

Thursday, June 10, 2021

Chicago, IL

Chicago Symphony Orchestra Sessions Episode 21: World Premiere of Wadada Leo Smith’s Delta Blues

Premieres on Thursday, June 10, 2021
Available through Friday, July 9, 2021

Thursday, October 7, 2021

Cambridge, MA

Elson Lecture at Harvard: Wadada Leo Smith

Harvard University Department of Music, Cambridge, MA

Saturday, October 16, 2021

San Francisco, CA

Wadada Leo Smith Solo: Reflections and Meditations on Monk with video artist Jesse Gilbert

Other Minds Festival, San Francisco, CA

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