'Although there are many outstandings recordings in Smith's canon, it's hard to avoid calling this his masterpiece.' Barry Witherden
Wadada Leo Smith
Ten Freedom Summers
Wadadan Leo Smith (trumpet), Golden Quartet/Quintet, Southwest Chamber Music/Jeff von der Schmidt
CUNEIFORM Rune 350/351/352/353 273:48 mins (4 discs)
Audio clip: from 'Malik Al Shabazz and the People of the Shahada'
For a full review, pick up a copy of the August issue of BBC Music Magazine