Saturday, March 6, 2021
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
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
Thursday, October 7, 2021
Elson Lecture at Harvard: Wadada Leo Smith
Harvard University Department of Music, Cambridge, MA
Trumpeter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer Smith will receive the Vision Festival’s annual award on June 21, 2022. Mr. Smith joins a venerable pantheon of FreeJazz pioneers in receiving the Vision Festival…
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…
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…
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…