Wadada Leo Smith Profiled

Source: The Boston Globe.

Composer and trumpeter Wadada Leo Smith’s 80th year has been a busy one. Two three-CD box sets of his music, “Trumpet” and “Sacred Ceremonies,” were released by the Finnish record label TUM in May, with a four-CD box set (“The Chicago Symphonies”) and a single-disc album (“A Love Sonnet for Billie Holiday”) slated for release Nov. 19.