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Wadada Leo Smith - CREATE Festival - Concert One Saturday, April 8, 2017
7:00p $30  
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Wadada Leo Smith : compositions, trumpet

The program for Concert One of Wadada Leo Smith's CREATE Festival is below:

Set One

1) Lamar Smith Experiment
Lamar Smith (guitar); William Brennan (guitar); Bentley Lewis (guitar).

2) The Earth performed by New Dalta Ahkri
Wadada Leo Smith (trumpet); Dwight Andrews (saxophones/flutes); Bobby Naughton (vibraphone)

3) Dark Lady of the Sonnets performed by Mbira
Wadada Leo Smith (trumpet); Min Xiao Fen (pipa and voice); Pheeroan akLaff (drums and percussion)

4) The Mongtgomery Bus Boycott: 381 Days: Fire (from Rosa Parks Oratorio)
Performed by Mibira + RedKoral Quartet + Jesse Gilbert
Wadada Leo Smith (trumpet); Min Xiao Fen (pipa and voice); Pheeroan akLaff (drums and percussion); Shalini Vijayan (violin) Mona Tian (violin) Lorenz Gamma (viola) Ashley Walters (cello) Jesse Gilbert (video)

INTERMISSION

Set 2
1) String Quartet No. 9 - Ma Rainey; Marian Anderson; Rosa Parks; Angela Davis
Performed by RedKoral Quartet
Shalini Vijayan (violin); Mona Tian (violin); Lorenz Gamma (viola); Ashley Walters (cello)

2) String Quartet No. 10 - Ellingtonia / Reminiscing in Tempo (Movement No. 1)
Performed by RedKoral Quartet and Anthony Davis
Shalini Vijayan (violin); Mona Tian (violin); Lorenz Gamma (viola); Ashley Walters (cello); Anthony Davis (piano)

3) America's National Parks
New Orleans: The National Cultural Park USA 1718
Yellowstone: The First National Park and the Spirit of America - The Mountains, Super-Volcano Caldera and Its Ecosystem
Performed by Wadada Leo Smith's Golden Quintet + Jesse Gilbert

Wadada Leo Smith (trumpet) Anthony Davis (piano) Ashley Walters (cello) John Lindberg (bass) Pheeroan akLaff (drums) Jesse Gilbert (video)

Use the following discount codes when purchasing tickets for CREATE Festival

Purchase tickets for two different events for $55 - use code "create2for55"
Purchase tickets for three different events for $80 - use code "create3for80"
Purchase tickets for all four CREATE festival events for $100 - use code "create4for100"

CREATE Festival is made possible by the generous funds from Doris Duke Foundation, Creative Capital, and private donations.

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