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Wadada Leo Smiths Golden Quartet - Tabligh (CD, Album)

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  1. For Tabligh, trumpeter Wadada Leo Smith has reassembled a Golden Quartet to blow, very Miles Davis-like, on a follow-up recording to Year of the Elephant (Pi Recordings, ). But the lineup, excepting the leader, has changed. The sound is, in part, an exploration of Miles' electric period, from , albeit in a sparer mode—a rhythm section and the trumpet rather than the guitar-driven.

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  2. Nov 17,  · This Saturday, Nov. 20, Wadada Leo Smith brings his Golden Quartet to the Library of Congress' Whittall Pavilion in Washington, D.C. We asked .

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  3. Wadada Leo Smith discography and songs: Music profile for Wadada Leo Smith, born 18 December Genres: Avant-Garde Jazz, Free Improvisation, ECM Style Jazz. Albums include A Cosmic Rhythm With Each Stroke, Ten Freedom Summers, and Masada Anniversary Edition Vol. 3: The Unknown Masada.

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  4. Wadada Leo Smith’s Golden Quartet, a musical project especially dear to his heart. This CD, Tabligh, the first release by. Wadada Leo Smith’s Golden Quartet. on. Cuneiform, was taped live at the November 19th concert. The third CD by the Quartet, it is the first one to feature the group’s new acoustic-electric lineup: Wadada Leo Smith.

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  5. Trumpeter Wadada Leo Smith remains as ambitious and creative as ever. Smith's Golden Quartet was formed -- and its membership has shifted -- to foster a particular kind of dynamic musical engagement. For this date, recorded at the RedCat (sic) in Los Angeles, Smith called upon the talents of pianist and keyboardist Vijay Iyer, bassist John Lindberg, and drummer Shannon Jackson.8/

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  6. Wadada Leo Smith is a well-respected trumpeter and composer working in avant-garde jazz and improvisation. He was an early member of Chicago’s legendary AACM, joining in and co-founded the Creative Construction Company, a trio with Leroy Jenkins and Anthony Braxton in the late 60s.

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  7. The Year of The Elephant by Wadada Leo Smith's Golden Quartet, released 17 September 1. Al-Madinah 2. Piru 3. The Zamzam Well a Stream of a Pure Light 4. Kangaroo's Hollow 5. The Year of the Elephant 6. Miles Star in 3 parts “Passages of collective interaction that are as varied, unpredictable and satisfying.” —Duck Baker, Jazz Times “This is exploratory, passionate jazz that’s.

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  8. Tabligh by Wadada Leo Smith's Golden Quartet, released 1. Rosa Parks 2. DeJohnette 3. Caravan of Winter 4. Tabligh This is the third album by Wadada’s all-star Golden Quartet. Recorded live, the sound on Tabligh veers from a sound akin to early electric jazz ala "In A Silent Way" and especially 'the lost quintet' of Miles in late /early , to both more sparse and.

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