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Wadada Leo Smith live

January 2010

Check a video of Wadada Leo Smith performing live with his Golden Quintet

View a video excerpt of Wadada Leo Smith's Golden Quintet performing live at Vision XIII Festival on 13th June 2008 in New York. The other players featured are Vijay Iyer on piano and keyboards, John Lindberg on bass, plus Famoudou Don Moye and Pheeroan AkLaff on drums.

Watch a solo drum performance by Ikuro Takahashi

In February 2010, Japanese percussionist Ikuro Takahashi performed at Akebono Art and Community Centre in Sapporo, capital city of Japan’s northernmost main island Hokkaido. Film maker Mikio Saito was there to capture it