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HIS STORY

“Herbert D. Smith is a versatile bassist not to be defined by style. From his beginnings in Chicago, Illinois to his current surroundings in São Paulo, Brazil, he has transformed himself into numerous styles and genres because of his pure love of the bass and of music. He performed live and recorded with the great jazz harpist Dorothy Ashby. Also performed with tenor saxophone greats the “Electrifying” Eddie Harris, Teddy Edwards and Buddy Collette, pianists Harold Land Jr., Art Hillery, Ted Jackson, John Wood and George Cables, jazz vocalist Elaine Miles, guitarists Steve Cotter and John Chiodini, Mexican vocal stylist Sandra Valdivia, Capitol Records blues singer Betty Hall Jones, Basie trombonist Jimmie Cheatham, Dr. Ronald V. Myers, great jazz drummers Clayton Cameron of the Tony Bennett and Sammy Davis Jr. bands, the legendary Billy Higgins and Sherman Ferguson.”
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VERSATILE...

...because of his pure love of the bass and of music!

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