Latin Jam with Christy Smith
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About the Event
Christy Smith is a musician, bassist, band leader, arranger, composer and teacher. He has performed at well-known jazz festivals in Asia like the Singapore and Kuala Lumpur International Jazz Festivals. Smith has years of orchestral and big band experience, having been under the baton of Aaron Copland, Keith Clark, Carmen Dragon, Pat Williams and Mercer Ellington. He has also worked and performed with artists such as Stevie Wonder, Sarah Vaughn, Fela Kuti, Billy Higgins, Ernie Watts, Don Cherry, Ed Blackwell, Harold Land and many others.
Smith has been based in Singapore since 1993, performing with many of the region’s artists such as Jeremy Monteiro, Michael Veerapen, Lewis Pragasam, Sheila Majid and many more. He has become an important role model for aspiring musicians in the region through his teaching roles. Smith is currently teaching double bass and bass guitar at United World South East Asia and LASALLE College of the Arts.