Legal name: Ishmael Wadada Leo Smith

Discography

Album

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
1971Creative Music - 1 (Six Solo Improvisations)Leo Smith1
1974SilenceAnthony Braxton - Leroy Jenkins - Leo Smith1
1977ClarityMichael Gregory Jackson, Oliver Lake, Leo Smith, David Murray1
1978The Mass On The WorldLeo Smith Trio1
1979Divine LoveLeo Smith1
1979Spirit CatcherLeo Smith1
1980Touch the EarthLeo Smith, Peter Kowald, Günter Sommer2
1982Go In NumbersLeo Smith & New Dalta Ahkri1
1982If You Want the Kernels You Have to Break the ShellsKowald, Smith, Sommer1
1983RastafariLeo Smith With The Bill Smith Ensemble1
1989Procession Of The Great AncestryLeo Smith1
1993Kulture JazzWadada Leo Smith1
1996Tao-NjiaWadada Leo Smith1
1997Golden Hearts RemembranceWadada Leo Smith & N'da Kulture1
1997PrataksisWadada Leo Smith / Vinny Golia / Bertram Turetzky1
1998Condor, Autumn WindWadada Leo Smith and Harumi Makino Smith1
1998Yo, Miles!Henry Kaiser & Wadada Leo Smith1
1999Light Upon LightWadada Leo Smith1
1999Interludes of Breath and SubstanceMatthew Goodheart with Leo Smith1
2000Golden QuartetWadada Leo Smith1
2000Dreams and SecretsWadada Leo Smith and N'da Kulture / Thomas Mapfumo and The Blacks Unlimited1
2000ReflectativityWadada Leo Smith1
2001Red Sulphur SkyWadada Leo Smith1
2002Luminous Axis (Caravans Of Winter And Summer)Wadada Leo Smith1
2003Organic ResonanceAnthony Braxton and Wadada Leo Smith2
2004Saturn, Conjunct the Grand Canyon in a Sweet EmbraceAnthony Braxton and Wadada Leo Smith2
2004Lake BiwaWadada Leo Smith1
2004Yo Miles! Sky GardenHenry Kaiser & Wadada Leo Smith1
2005SnakishWadada Leo Smith, Walter Quintus, Katya Quintus, Miroslav Tadic & Mark Nauseef1
2005UpriverYo Miles!: Henry Kaiser & Wadada Leo Smith2
2006CompassionWadada Leo Smith & Adam Rudolph1
2007Wisdom in TimeWadada Leo SmithGünter Baby Sommer1
2009AmericaWadada Leo Smith and Jack DeJohnette1
2010YO MILES! LightningHenry Kaiser & Wadada Leo Smith1
2010YO MILES! ShinjukuHenry Kaiser & Wadada Leo Smith1
2012Ten Freedom SummersWadada Leo Smith1
2012AncestorsWadada Leo Smith & Louis Moholo-Moholo1
2013Occupy the WorldWadada Leo Smith & TUMO1
2013Twine ForestAngelica Sanchez / Wadada Leo Smith2
2014Sonic RiversWadada Leo Smith | George Lewis | John Zorn1
2014The Great Lakes SuitesWadada Leo Smith1
2014Red HillWadada Leo Smith / Jamie Saft / Joe Morris / Balázs Pándi1
2015Celestial WeatherWadada Leo Smith & John Lindberg1
2016A Cosmic Rhythm With Each StrokeVijay Iyer & Wadada Leo Smith2
2016America's National ParksWadada Leo Smith2
2017AspirationWadada Leo Smith, Natsuki Tamura, Satoko Fujii, Ikue Mori1
2017NajwaWadada Leo Smith1
2017Solo: Reflections and Meditations on MonkWadada Leo Smith41
2018LebrobaAndrew Cyrille, Wadada Leo Smith, Bill Frisell2
2019Rosa Parks: Pure Love. An Oratorio of Seven SongsWadada Leo Smith2

Album + Compilation

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
2004Kabell Years: 1971-1979Wadada Leo Smith1

Album + Live

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
200450th Birthday Celebration, Volume 8Wadada Leo Smith, Susie Ibarra & John Zorn1
2009Spiritual DimensionsWadada Leo Smith1
2010The Blue Mountain's Sun DrummerWadada Leo Smith & Ed Blackwell1
2014The StoneWadada Leo Smith / Bill Laswell1
2020To Be Surrounded by Beautiful, Curious, Breathing, Laughing Flesh Is EnoughDeerhoof & Wadada Leo Smith1

Unspecified type

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
2015Red Chrysanthemums Solos 1977Wadada Leo Smith1

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