Christy Smith is a Professional Musician, Composer, Arranger, Teacher. Bachelor of Music, California University Fullerton, USA.
Double Bass and Bass Guitar Teacher at the United World South East Asia and Lasalle College of the Arts in Singapore
A Great Gaia Grooves Gig. To raise awareness of the social and environmental impacts caused by extreme haze
Christy Smith / Kirk Lightsey Quartet featuring Keith Loftis & Nicholas McBride at the KL International Jazz Festival 2014
RECORDINGS, MOVIES, TELEVISION. COMMERCIALS & OTHER PROJECTS
1974: “At The Storefront”, a PBS weekly program hosted by Paul Winfield on Channel 28, performed as of the Communicative Artists. “Focus”, a program on Channel 4, highlighting the Communicative Artists, Academy of Compton
1978: California State University Fullerton Symphony Orchestra records including Beethoven’s “9th Symphony”, Live at The Little Theatre.
1984: “Buffalo Bill Show” Prime time television program, starring Dabney Coleman featuring Esther Phillips.
1985: “Jojo Dancer Your Life Is Calling”, a motion picture starring Richard Pryor .:CD Michael Veerapen entitled “Pictures” on Scat Records. CD with Mark Chan entitled “Nature Boy”, released in Japan by Sound Asia, Producer Norihiko Yamanuki.
1998 RELEASE of my cd the ”Time Is Now Sessions“ featuring Keith Loftis. Recorded in Singapore.
Many commercial recordings with Songzu, local and international artist.
Involved with international festivals in South East Asia like MOZAIC, the Singapore Arts Festival and the Kuala Lumpur Internatonial Jazz Festival.
Played over the recent years with Jazz icons like Jeremy Monteiro, Randy Brecker and Ernie Watts and did Jazz Music sessions with the T'ang Quartet.
September 14th, 2013: The Christy Smith Quartet at the Kuala Lumpur Internatonial Jazz Festival featuring: Christy Smith (Double Bass, Electrical Bass & Vocals), Chok Kerong (Piano & Organ), Shawn Letts (Tenor Saxophone) and Eric Hargrove (Drums)
Video recordings with Jessy J Live at the KL International Jazz Festival 2013: “Hot Sauce” and “Tequila Moon”
April 30th - May 2nd: Christmas CD Recording @ Sound & More Studio's, Darmstadt, Germany. With Jeremy Monteiro, Shawn Kelley & Christy Smith together with Tony Lakatos, Axel Schlosser, Wesley Gehring and Jens Bunge.
Red Roof Records: The jingle for Mediacorp's advertisement. It was harder to keep it hush when we had the best to come record the session. IT WAS A TREAT with Sebastian Ho on guitar, Don Gomes on piano, Eddie Layman on drums, Christy Smith on bass and Richard Jackson on vocals. Music written & produced by Ruth Ling.
Singapore International Jazz Festival, March 6th-8th: Video recordings of the Christy Smith Quartet featuring Keith Loftis, Willie Jones III and Nial Djuliarso.
Recording at 32Bit Recording Studio with Brad Swope, Christy Smith, Goh Yong Seng Tamagoh for the original soundtrack by Susan Harmer Lauw for the documentary Forgotten Flavours.
Channel 5 Video recording of the fabulous showcase by the Jeremy Monteiro Jazz Band Singapore Jazz at SING50, the National Stadium, August 7th, 2015