is working at his highest level since the mid '70s.
This quartet - with its combination of maturity, craftsmanship,
and sense of adventure - is the perfect band to realize
Smith's deepening vision."
Ed Hazell, Boston Globe
longtime dream project of Wadada Leo Smith, one of creative
music's most original voices, Tzadik is proud to present
the first recording by a modern jazz supergroup.
Leo Smith - trumpet, flugelhorn
Anthony Davis - piano
Malachi Favors Magoustous - bass
Jack Dejohnette - drums
four instrumental giants that comprise the Golden Quartet are
veterans of some of the most influential bands in jazz history
and here they are at the height of their powers.
new compositions bring together lyricism, groove and fireworks
in this exciting recording destined to become a classic of new
a u d i o s a m p l e s
links below for mp3 clips
for Jack Dejohnette
Harumi Makino Smith
Celestial Sky and All the Magic:
for Lester Bowie
The Healer's Voyage on the Sacred River
Third Century Spirtual Awakening
© 1997-2011 Ishmael Wadada Leo Smith