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Steve Smith

Steve Smith was originally drawn to the drums by hearing marching bands in parades as a child in his native Massachusetts. At age nine, in 1963, Smith began studying the instrument in earnest with local Boston area teacher Bill Flanagan, who played in big bands in the swing era.

Smith performed in the usual school band program and garage bands while in his teens, but also began to broaden his performing experience by playing in a professional Brockton concert band and even the big band at the local college, Bridgewater State. After high school, Smith began studying music at the famed Berklee College of Music in Boston in 1972. There he received valuable instruction from such renowned drum teachers as Gary Chaffee and Alan Dawson.

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Primary Instrument

Drums

Willing to teach

Advanced students only.

Clinic/Workshop Information

DRUMFANTASYCAMP.COM

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Albums

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Varese Sarabande
2015
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Live! One Great Night
Live! One Great Night
BFM Jazz
2012
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The Best of Steve Smith - The Tone Center Collection
The Best of Steve...
Tone Center
2009
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Vitalization
Vitalization
Hudson Music
2007
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Very Live at Ronnie Scott's
Very Live at Ronnie...
Tone Center
2003
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Reimagined, Vol. 1: Jazz Standards
Reimagined, Vol. 1:...
Bluejay Records
2003
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