Trumpet master and composer Wadada Leo Smith continues to produce astonishing original music. Zeroing in on the age of 80 seems to have no impact. There are two new releases from the Finnish Tum label to show Smith's creativity: Sacred Ceremonies with Bill Laswell and Milford Graves and the other a solo set. Some of Clean Feed Records' latest batch of new releases are sampledthe interesting The Red Microphone from New York drops only its second album, And I Become Of The Dark, and you'll hear tracks from other new music from Vijay Iyer, Wako from Norway, and Thomas Heberer, Joe Fonda & Joe Hertenstein. Their latest is called Remedy.
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