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Social Justice – A Fire for Reimagining the World by Wadada Leo Smith

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Album Title: Sacred Ceremonies
Label: TUM Records
Released: 2021

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“Social Justice – A Fire for Reimagining the World” is the first track of the third disc of Wadada Leo Smith’s three-CD box set “Sacred Ceremonies,” out May 21, 2021 via TUM Records. “Sacred Ceremonies” represents a meeting of three giants of contemporary creative music: trumpeter Smith, bassist Bill Laswell, and drummer/percussionist Milford Graves. All three play on this track. This boxed set comprises a duo CD featuring Smith and Graves, a duo CD featuring Smith and Laswell, and a trio CD featuring Smith, Laswell, and Graves.

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Disc 1: 01-03 Nyoto 1-3 / 04 Baby Dodds In Congo Square / 05 Celebration Rhythms / 06 Poetic Sonics / 07 The Poet: Play Ebony, Play Ivory (For Henry Dumas). Disc 2: 01 Ascending the Sacred Waterfall - A Ceremonial Practice / 02 Prince - The Blue Diamond Spirit / 03 Donald Ayler´s Rainbow Summit / 04 Tony Williams / 05 Mysterious Night / 06 Earth - A Morning Song / 07 Minnie Riperton - The Chicago Bronzeville Master Blaster. Disc 3: 01 Social Justice - A Fire for Reimagining the World / 02.Myths of Civilizations and Revolutions / 03 Truth in Expansion / 04 The Healer´s Direct Energy / 05 Waves of Elevated Horizontal Forces / 06 An Epic Journey Inside the Center of Color / 07 Ruby Red Largo - A Sonnet.

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May 25, 2021

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