Update Chris Smith + Follow

No photos available

Upload them now.

Primary Instrument: Drums

Based in New York City, Chris Smith has performed with a diverse group of jazz musicians including the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra, Dick Oatts, Frank Wess, Ryan Kisor, Jay Anderson, Donny McCaslin, and Tony Malaby. His drumming has been featured in venues such as The Village Vanguard, Blue Note, Telluride Jazz Festival, and Smalls. Chris maintains a performance schedule in NYC while also performing throughout the country.

Dedicated to jazz research, his latest book The View from the Back of the Band: The Life and Music of Mel Lewis is available in hardcover and e-book through the University of North Texas Press. The View from the Back of the Band presents a refined model for biographical jazz research. It is a comprehensive resource for study, combining meticulous biographical information, a discography of each recording mentioned in the text, musical transcriptions and analyses, substantial use of original interviews, and never before published photographs and memoirs. ...
read more

Events

Date Event Ticket
May09 Alberto Nacif & Aguankó
Kerrytown Concert House
Ann Arbor, MI
buy

Post these events to your social pages. Learn how here.

Rank: 12,214
Views: 2,363
Fans: 2
Sponsor: Berks Jazz Fest | PURCHASE TICKETS

Enter it twice.
To the weekly jazz events calendar

Enter the numbers in the graphic
Enter the code in this picture

Log in

One moment, you will be redirected shortly.
Email Local Jazz Events!

Email Local Jazz Events


or search site with Google

Help improve the Chris Smith profile

All About Jazz musician profiles are maintained by musicians, publicists and trusted members like you. Interested? Tell us why you would like to improve the Chris Smith musician profile.

Please Sign Up or Log In to send your inquiry.