Wobbly Rail WOB-001 Condor, Autumn wind

Wadada Leo Smith/Harumi Makino Smith

Ishmael Wadada Leo Smith, trumpet, flute, seal horn, mbira, voice; Harumi Makino Smith, poetry.

  1. Hummingbirds harvesting nectar from the birds of paradise plants (07.50)
  2. East: illumination: eagle: yellow (06.38)
  3. Emmeya (06.21)
  4. Special rider blues [for Kashala] (07.30)
  5. Sonicboltz wave (04.50)
  6. Condor [for Dizzy Gillespie] (10.14)
  7. Sunrise and moonbows [for Marion Brown] (03.19)
  8. Shah Ni'matullah wali (07.26)
  9. Song of humanity (08.10)
  10. Albert Ayler (09.43)
Recorded 8 November 1997 at the Hayti Heritage Center, Durham, NC.

Artwork (front cover reproduced above) by Wadada Leo Smith and Harumi Makino Smith.

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