Wadada Leo Smith's 1973 publication, notes (8 pieces), is reprinted on the occasion of his Renaissance Society exhibition, Ankhrasmation: the Language Scores, 1967-2015 (Oct 11-29, 2015).
The book features Smith's original texts accompanied by three more recent essays: "Sounds," published in Abitare in July 2013; "The Creative Inspirational Moment," originally published in NYC Jazz Record in December 2011; and "Notes: My Thoughts in 2015," written for this publication. John Corbett, co-curator of the Renaissance Society exhibition, writes a new afterword.
This edition of 1000 is published by Corbett vs. Dempsey and the Renaissance Society.
Related exhibition: Wadada Leo Smith, Ankhrasmation: The Language Scores, 1967-2015 (2015)