LONNIE LISTON SMITH LIVE FOR RED BULL MUSIC – PHOTOS
Lonnie Liston Smith (US) came to Sydney and performed for Red Bull Music on Thursday, August 23 at the Overseas Passenger Terminal’s Cargo Hall, a unique warehouse space featuring floor-to-ceiling water views.
An evening of enlightening, cosmic and modern jazz. Having worked alongside pioneers of the genre including Miles Davis, Pharaoh Sanders and Roland Kirk, Smith not only has an enduring influence among his peers, but his work continues to be an important backbone for sampling amid the world’s hip-hop community. Featured across hits from Jay-Z and Nas, to today’s new breed including Vince Staples and Joey Badass, Smith’s music and collaborations appear on over 230 tracks to date.
Photographs by Rizwan Omar