Hot Wax--Album Reviews

Wadada Leo Smith - "The Great Lakes Suite"

Mark Keresman

While Smith's recent albums have been massive in scope (both in terms of subject matter and number of musicians involved), The Great Lakes Suites finds Smith getting back to a lean, powerful quartet setting, substituting saxophonist (and fellow AACM-er) Henry Threadgiil for a pianist in Smith's long-running Golden Quartet.

Journal JAZZed
Year 2014
Volume 9
Issue 5
Pages 35-36

Keresman, Mark (2014) Hot Wax--Album Reviews: Wadada Leo Smith - "The Great Lakes Suite". In: JAZZed: Practical Ideas & Techniques for Jazz Educators, Vol. 9, No. 5, pp. 35-36. Available at


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