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Red Sulphur Sky

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Released  2001
Length  52:28
Release date  2001
Genre  Jazz
Recorded  April 14, 2001
Artist  Wadada Leo Smith
Label  Tzadik Records
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Studio  Killzone Music, Los Angeles
Producer  Wadada Leo Smith & Harumi Makino Smith
Red Sulphur Sky (2001)  The Year of the Elephant (2002)
Similar  Tao‑Njia, Kulture Jazz, Spiritual Dimensions, Ten Freedom Summers, Golden Hearts Remembrance

Red sulphur sky wadada leo smith

Red Sulphur Sky is a solo album by American jazz trumpeter Wadada Leo Smith which was recorded in 2001 and released on Tzadik Records.



In his review for AllMusic, Thom Jurek notes "Smith offers an album full of warmth and humor that is genuinely accessible."

The Penguin Guide to Jazz states "This is a devastatingly beautiful recital, calling on all of Smith's technique as well as his wonderfully poetic musical personality."

Track listing

All compositions by Wadada Leo Smith
  1. "Red Sulphur Sky" - 6:12
  2. "Evening Glow a Shining Outward" - 4:36
  3. "The Medicine Wheel" - 20:34
  4. "Afmie: Purity and Poverty" - 21:06


  • Wadada Leo Smith - trumpet, flugelhorn
  • References

    Red Sulphur Sky Wikipedia