A multigenerational trio reaffirms the wide-open aesthetic of the Association for the Advancement of Creative MusiciansBill Meyeron April 26, 2021 at 11:00 am

Trumpeter Wadada Leo Smith has made recordings over the past decade that celebrate uplifting movements, such as the Occupy protests and the civil rights struggle, and great jazz musicians, including Thelonious Monk and Miles Davis. At first glance Sun Beans of Shimmering Light, a six-year-old concert recording of a group that played just a handful of times between 2012 and 2015, appears more modest.…Read More

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