MAY 2021 19 WED 7 pm (PT)
Wadada Leo Smith + Vijay Iyer Duo: Requiem XLive Stream Online
  • Free: Registration Required


The Loft at UC San Diego presents the world premiere of Requiem X, a suite inspired by the work & life of Malcolm X, followed by a post-concert discussion with Anthony Davis. This premiere performance will debut on Malcolm X’s birthday.

Wadada Leo Smith, trumpeter, multi-instrumentalist, composer, and improviser is one of the most acclaimed creative artists of his times, both for his music and his writings.

Vijay Iyer is Professor of the Arts Graduate Advisor in Creative Practice, and African American Studies at Harvard. An active pianist, recording artist, bandleader, composer, improviser, and scholar.