Wadada Leo Smith
Features // 3 Articles
Columns // 1 Articles
Reviews // 4 Articles
Blogs // 1 Articles
//Features

The Best New Artists of 2012
16 Dec 2012 // 4:20 PM

The best new artists of 2012 have remade R&B for the new century, pushed eclectic art-rock in new directions, and kept indie rock and hip-hop strong.

The Artists of the Year: 2012 Edition
13 Dec 2012 // 4:20 PM

The 2012 artists of the year range from urgent political punk and hip-hop challenging the establishment -- whether political or economic -- to the rise of a new generation of pop divas and forward-looking indie and R&B.

//Columns

Big Is Beautiful: Large Bands, Worlds of Sound
17 Nov 2013 // 8:30 PM

The year 2013 has featured some of the most exceptional and inventive orchestral jazz in years.

//Reviews

Wadada Leo Smith and John Lindberg: Celestial Weather
3 Feb 2016 // 8:05 PM

A titan of trumpet, a titan of double bass come together and give us a record that is undeniable in its ability to blow winds and minds.

Wadada Leo Smith: Red Hill
8 Dec 2014 // 8:03 PM

The out-trumpet icon teams with Jamie Saft, Joe Morris, and Balazs Pandi, making six bracing free improvisations that hark back to the 1970s and come fully up to date.

//Blogs

RBMA - A Night of Round Robin Duets (Photos) & Conversation with D'Angelo (Video)
29 May 2014 // 5:00 AM

The Red Bull Music Academy brings unique performances, parties and conversations to New York for a full month since last May. Enjoy photos from the Round Robin and video from a conversation with D'Angelo.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Supernatural: Season 11, Episode 12 - "Don't You Forget About Me"

// Channel Surfing

"In another stand-alone episode, there's a lot of teen drama and some surprises, but not much potential.

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