wadada leo smith

spiritual dimensions

2009 2cd usa cuneiform records rune 290/291


all compositions by wadada leo smith


disc one  (recorded live at 'vision XIII, june 13, 2008, new york city)

wadada leo smith's golden quintet
  wadada leo smith: trumpet
  vijay iyer: piano, synthesizer
  john lindberg: bass
  pheeroan aklaff: drums
  don moye: drums

  1. al-shadhili's litany of the sea: sunrise
  2. pacifica
  3. umar at the dome of the rock, parts 1 & 2
  4. crossing sirat
  5. south central l.a. kulture


disc two  (recorded live at 'firehouse 12', april 17, 2009, new haven, ct)

wadada leo smith's organic group
  wadada leo smith: trumpet
  nels cline: guitar
  michael gregory: guitar
  brandon ross: guitar
  lamar smith: guitar
  okkyung lee: cello
  john lindberg: double bass
  skuli sverrisson: electric bass
  pheeroan aklaff: drums

  1. south central l.a. kulture
  2. angela davis
  3. organic
  4. joy: spiritual fire: joy  (in memory of imama warith deen mohammed)