Wadada Leo SmithThe Emerald Duets

Label:TUM Records – TUM BOX 006
5 x CD, Album
Style:Avant-garde Jazz, Free Jazz


Wadada Leo Smith & Pheeroan AkLaff
Litanies, Prayers And Meditations
1-1The Prayer (For Keith Jarrett)13:31
1-2First Meditation From The Heart: The Beauty, The Beloved12:03
1-3The Uyghur In Xinjiang, China 6:55
Rumi´s Masnavi: A Sonic Expression(13:43)
1-4Part I4:02
1-5Part II1:05
1-6Part III6:37
1-7Part IV1:59
1-8A Sonic Litany On Peace7:50
1-9The Patriot Act, Unconstitutional And A Force That Destroys Democracy11:17
1-10A Sonic Litany On Justice3:18
1-11Second Meditation From The Heart: The Beloved, The Beauty6:21
Wadada Leo Smith & Andrew Cyrille
Havana, Cuba
2-1The Patriot Act, Unconstitutional And A Force That Destroys Democracy10:48
2-2Havana, The Maghrib Prayer And Reflections10:42
2-3United States Representative Ilhan Omar3:52
2-4Jeanne Lee: In A Jupiter Mood6:28
2-5Donald Ayler: The Master Of The Sound And Energy Forms9:28
2-6A Rainbow Sonic Ark For Tomasz Ludwik Stańko (1942-2018)6:38
2-7Haiti, An Independent Nation In 1804 But Not Recognized By Britain, France, Germany, The United States And Others: A Designed Tragedy! 6:42
2-8Mongezi Feza10:58
Wadada Leo Smith & Han Bennink
Mysterious Sonic Fields
3-1Chrysanthemum Flowers On A Mountaintop (For Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan And Mary Jackson)5:00
3-2Largo: A Mysterious Love Sonic (For Shana, Robeson And Sarah)5:00
3-3Louis Armstrong In New York City And Accra, Ghana8:49
3-4Albert Einstein: Particles Of Light, A Study In Perception4:58
3-5Ornette Coleman At The World´s Fair Of Science And Art In Fort Worth, Texas5:59
3-6The Call - A Duet Between Joseph "King" Oliver And Jelly Roll Morton4:41
3-7Light Garden In A Dream-Space, A Remembrance Of Shaba Of Ethiopia5:44
3-8Han Bennink On Fifth Avenue, NYC5:15
3-9Johnny Dyani, The Artist Who Imagined A New South Africa. A Celebration5:49
Wadada Leo Smith & Jack DeJohnette
Freedom Summer, The Legacy
4-1Sandalwood And Sage5:08
4-2Freedom Summer9:18
4-3Meditation: A Sonic Circle Of Double Piano Resonances8:57
4-4The Patriot Act, Unconstitutional And A Force That Destroys Democracy20:03
4-5Silence, Quietness And Very Still9:52
Wadada Leo Smith & Jack DeJohnette
Paradise: The Gardens And Fountains
Paradise: The Gardens And Fountains(37:45)
5-1Part I The River Of Abundance8:32
5-2Part II The Fountain Of Tasnim9:40
5-3Part III The Supreme Fountain8:13
5-4Part IV Exaltation And Musk9:18
5-5Part V Pomegranates And Herbal Teas2:02

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Disc 1 recorded by ... , at Sear Sound Studios in Manhattan, New York City, on December 3 & 4, 2019
Disc 2 recorded by ... , at Sear Sound Studios in Manhattan, New York City, on September 20 & 21, 2019
Disc 3 recorded by ... at Electric Monkey Studios in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, on July 29, 2014
Discs 4 & 5 recorded by ... , at Sear Sound Studios in Manhattan, New York City, on January 9 & 10, 2020

Includes a 60 pages booklet (with a.o. a discography of Wadada Leo Smith' duo recordings with drummers and a selected discography with his other duos)

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