CONCERT: Wadada Leo Smith: CREATE Festival

More information on the Wadada Leo Smith: CREATE Festival this December 15 + 16, 2017. Hope to see you there and ticket information, coming soon.

A festival dedicated to the music of Wadada Leo Smith. It is a source for premiering new and existing works, and the celebration of information through seminars, video and film presentation.

Wadada Leo Smith – Ensemble 1

  • Wadada Leo Smith – trumpet
  • David Leikam – Moog synthesizer
  • Tania Chen – piano

… and much MORE!

A Reunion with Wadada Leo Smith

Looking forward to performing again with my sonic-compositional mentor from my arts/music studies at CalArts (BFA 2001, MFA 2006) and dear friend, Wadada Leo Smith in a quartet engagement in San Francisco, California, mid-December 2017.

Stay tuned for more details soon.

Changed Ahead into 2017

In this month of December, I’ve been recovering and working on finding a new muse of sorts within my arts/music.

I’m composing/practicing regularly this month and my projects below are available for paid concert performances ahead.

  • Solo — $100 + expenses | Being born with cerebral palsy has affected his body and speech, giving him a distinct view into his creative arts/music process and being largely a self-taught multi-instrumentalist.
  • DA5 — $500 + expenses | Electro-jazz quintet inspired by the sonic landscapes of John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Eddie Gale, and Wadada Leo Smith.
  • DaLu — $200 + expenses | An electronic techno-house duet project.
  • zBug — $400 + expenses | Industrial jazz unit that presents structured improvisational music sets, based on architecture.