SEAN SMITH (bass) has performed with jazz superstars like Gerry Mulligan, Rosemary Clooney, Benny Carter, Johnny Griffin, Clark Terry, and the Jacky Terrasson Trio, as well as with Tracy K. Smith, winner of the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. As a leader, Smith has made several CDs with his quartet, including Trust, which was named one of the best jazz albums of the year by The Huffington Post. The Sean Smith Ensemble was awarded the 2015 CMA/ASCAP Award for Adventurous Programming, and in June 2015 the Sean Smith Trio performed at the Blue Note in New York City. As a sideman, Smith can be heard on more than 100 recordings. He is a prolific composer: his music has been played and recorded by Phil Woods, Bill Charlap, Mark Murphy, Gene Bertoncini, and others.
His website is seansmithjazz.com.