Source: Bandcamp Daily.
Now at 80 years of age, trumpeter-composer Wadada Leo Smith refuses to narrow his expansive vision. The last 10 years have been the most prolific of his five-decade career, with multiple releases per year, many of them epic in both concept and scale. He’s a player with an incisive and expressive tone that maintains a soulful touch even in his music’s most daring and abstract ventures. “The thing that makes my work different is the way in which I dream,” Smith explains. “I don’t mean sleep dream, I mean creatively dream.”