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And the Wadada winner is….

FIRE OVER THE EARTH KWELI (TRUTH) Leo Smith Trio The Mass on the World Moers : 1978 LS, trumpet, flugelhorn, percussion; Dwight Andrews, reeds; Bobby Naughton, percussion. BUT FIRST… We’re a bit slow in announcing the winner of our contest… Continue reading

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SUMMER CONTEST:
Wadada Leo Smith
“Ten Freedom Summers”

THURGOOD MARSHALL AND BROWN VS. BOARD OF EDUCATION: A DREAM OF EQUAL EDUCATION, 1954 [EDIT] Wadada Leo Smith Ten Freedom Summers Cuneiform : 2012 WLS, trumpet; Anthony Davis, piano; John Lindberg, bass; Pheeroan akLaff, drums; Susie Ibarra, drums. It’s been… Continue reading

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WADADA WEEK, Part Two:
The Creative Orchestra, circa 1979

BUDDING OF A ROSE Leo Smith Creative Orchestra Budding of a Rose Moers Music : 1979 LS, trumpet; Roscoe Mitchell, alto sax; Anthony Braxton, reeds; Douglas Ewart, reeds; Wallace McMillian, reeds; Dwight Andrews, reeds; Marty Ehrlich, reeds; Kenny Wheeler, trumpet;… Continue reading

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WADADA WEEK, Part One:
Exclusive preview of Heart’s Reflections

DON CHERRY’S ELECTRIC SONIC GARDEN (FOR DON CHERRY) [excerpt] Wadada Leo Smith’s Organic Heart’s Reflections Cuneiform : 2011 WLS, trumpet; Casey Anderson, alto sax; Casey Butler, tenor sax; Michael Gregory, Brandon Ross, Josh Gerowitz, Lamar Smith, guitar; Stephanie Smith, violin;… Continue reading

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FMP Update

In lieu of a new FMP download release this week, we are instead bringing you news of what’s to come, as well as a reminder of one of the first D:O Store items, Touch the Earth, a superb trio of… Continue reading

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