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Your Friends at TUM RecordsAbout The Great Lakes SuitesThe Great Lakes Suites
is a two-CD set featuring six compositions that are each dedicated to and inspired by the Great Lakes. Joining Smith are three extraordinary musicians - saxophonist/flutist Henry Threadgill, drummer Jack DeJohnette and bassist John Lindberg - all of whom were born or spent their youths in cities near the Great Lakes. Smith himself lived in Chicago for several personally crucial years in the late 1960s and played with Threadgill and DeJohnette during the early days of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians (AACM). Lindberg has been a frequent collaborator in various ensembles particularly in the past decade...
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