Marc Smason - "Earthlings" CD Release
in the Bourbon Bar
Fri, Dec 22 at 8pm
Trombonist/vocalist/composer, Marc Smason learned, from his mother to sing, as a child in Texas and studied trombone in Seattle and Los Angeles with Stu Dempster (+ dijeridu), Julian Priester, Ken Cloud & Slide Hampton. voice with Jay Clayton (jazz), Yo Jin Chong (Korean) & Ki Wasitodipuro (Javanese).
He has played around the world with such luminaries as the Funk Brothers, Andy Statman, Big Joe Turner, Benny Green, Carlos Santana, Eddie Henderson, Perry Robinson, Sam Shepard, Julian Priester, Jay Thomas, Amy Denio, Bert Wilson, Sonny Simmons, Jeff Johnson and the Ivar's clams. His playing encompasses many styles including jazz, latin, klezmer and r&b.