Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Legendary Jazz Trumpeter, Composer, Arranger and Educator Wadada Leo Smith .. This journeyed jazz veteran has been all over the world creating cutting edge, avante garde music for decades. These days, he stays as busy as ever .. Over the course of our conversation, he spoke about his unique approach to teaching students, who has taught him the most, a music language he founded, who his jazz heroes are and much more.
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