January 19, 1941
California, United States
|Occupation||Jazz bassist, recording artist, music teacher, author, actor|
A professional jazz bassist, Smith has appeared on numerous releases throughout his career including the 1975 Pat Britt album entitled Jazzman (Vee-Jay International) and the 1987 Alan Broadbent Trio album entitled Another Time (Trend Records).
For a time in 1973, he travelled with American rock stars the Beach Boys, who also had Blondie Chaplin, Ricky Fataar, Charles Lloyd, and Mark Isham.
Smith has also authored various jazz-related instructional books including 2000's Improvising Handbook for Double Bass and Bass Clef Instruments (Ludwin Music) and 2011's Jazz Bass Improvisation: A Guide to Chords, Scales, Arpeggios & Other Concepts and Techniques for the Advancing Bassist (Musicians Institute Press).
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