Born: September 24, 1980
“A line of fans young and old hoping to see a show that had sold out of advance tickets stretched past a nearby ramen shop...This was a Jazz show, mind you. In 2012.” From a recent performance review, The Los Angeles Times simply states the future of Jazz is bright with rising saxophonist Walter Smith III. Although it may appear Smith is a young gun on the scene at age 33, he is widely recognized as an adept performer, accomplished composer, and inspired educator. Smith’s debut recording as a leader was released in March of 2006 on the Fresh Sound New Talent label and features many of the brightest young Jazz talents...
Take Five With...
- Casually Introducing Walter Smith III by Nic Jones
- Casually Introducing Walter Smith III by Mark F. Turner
Primary InstrumentSax, tenor
LocationLos Angeles, CA