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


Saturday, March 23, 2019

Knoxville, TN

Wadada Leo Smith Solo: Reflections and Meditations on Monk

Big Ears Festival
Knoxville, TN


Sunday, March 24, 2019

Knoxville, TN

Wadada Leo Smith’s NDA, Performing “Divine Love” with Bobby Naughton and Dwight Andrews

Big Ears Festival
Knoxville, TN


Saturday, March 30, 2019

Minneapolis, MN

Wadada Leo Smith’s Golden Quintet
The Complete America’s National Parks

McGuire Theater
Walker Art Center, 725 Vineland Place


Saturday, April 06 & Sunday, April 07, 2019

New Haven, CT

CREATE Festival

Firehouse 12
45 Crown Street, New Haven, CT


Friday, April 26 – Sunday, April 28, 2019

New York, NY

Wadada Leo Smith Rosa Parks: Pure Love an Oratorio of Seven Songs

The Kitchen
512 West 19th Street, New York, NY


Saturday, November 02, 2019

New York, NY

Wadada Leo Smith and Vijay Iyer: A Cosmic Rhythm with Each Stroke
Wadada Leo Smith: Tastalun (Tribute to Lester Bowie and Kenny Wheeler) Solo Trumpet plus Soundtrack

ECM Records at 50
Jazz at Lincoln Center
10 Columbus Circle, New York, NY

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Friday, April 26 – Sunday, April 28, 2019 at The Kitchen in NYC “The trumpeter’s meditation on the legacy of civil rights and the heroism of Rosa Parks is formally inventive…

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Wadada Leo Smith smiling with Big Ears Festival information box at the bottom
At Big Ears 2019, Wadada Leo Smith applies his beautiful, vulnerable trumpet tone to his solo 2017 set, an eight-piece reflection on Thelonious Monk that includes four originals and…

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Boldly original trumpeter, multi-instrumentalist and composer Wadada Leo Smith has topped three categories in DownBeat Magazine’s 65th Annual Critics Poll: Jazz Artist, Trumpet and Jazz Album (for America's National…

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The Hammer Museum at UCLA has announced the recipients of its Made In L.A. 2016 Mohn Awards. Among the recipients is jazz trumpeter and composer Wadada Leo Smith, who…

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