Ches Smith


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• projects as a leader/co-leader •

Ches Smith's Congs for Brums
Ches Smith - drums, vibraphone and electronics

Ches Smith - Craig Taborn - Mat Maneri
Mat Maneri - viola
Craig Taborn - piano
Ches Smith - drums, vibraphone and composition

Ches Smith Quartet
Liberty Ellman - guitar
Mary Halvorson - electric guitar
Nick Dunston - bass
Ches Smith - drums, electronics and composition

We All Break - a meeting of Haitian Voodou and Creative Music
Sirene Dantor Rene - lead vocals
Miguel Zenon - alto saxophone
Matt Mitchell - piano
Nick Dunston - bass
Daniel Brevil - haitian tanbou, vocals
Markus Schwartz - haitian tanbou, vocals
"Fanfan" Jean Guy Rene - haitian tanbou, vocals
Ches Smith - drums, percussion, vocals and composition
A mix of both original (by Daniel Brevil) and traditional Voodou songs with original composition (by Ches Smith).


• projects as a sideman •

Elliott Sharp Aggregat Trio
Elliott Sharp - electric guitar and reeds
Brad Jones - double bass
Ches Smith - drums and glockenspiel

Michael Formanek Elusion Quartet
Tony Malaby - tenor sax
Kris Davis - piano
Michael Formanek - double bass and composition
Ches Smith - drums

Michael Formanek's Elusion Trio
Kris Davis - piano
Michael Formanek - double bass and composition
Ches Smith - drums

Michael Formanek - Hank Roberts - Ches Smith
Hank Roberts - cello
Michael Formanek - double bass and composition
Ches Smith - drums

Jason Robinson's Janus Ensemble: Tiresian Simmetry
Jason Robinson - tenor sax, alto flute and soprano sax
JD Parran - clarinets, contrabass clarinet, tenor sax and flutes
Marty Ehrlich - alto sax, clarinet and flute
Marcus Rojas - tuba
Bill Lowe - tuba and bass trombone
Liberty Ellman - guitar
Drew Gress - double bass
George Schuller - drums
Ches Smith - drums and glockenspiel


• videos •

Ches Smith - Mat Maneri - Craig Taborn: "Wacken Open Air" - Live @ Sons d'Hiver (January 30th, 2018)

Ches Smith & These Arches "This Might Be A Fade Out" @ Jazzhouse - Copenhagen (April 12th 2013)

Ches Smith & These Arches "Hammered" @ Radar - Aarhus (August 11th 2013) 8/8

Ches Smith & These Arches "Hammered" @ Barbes (August 15th 2012) 8/8

Ches Smith & These Arches "Wilson Phillip" @ Barbes (August 15th 2012) 2/8

Ches Smith & These Arches "Frisner" @ Barbes (August 15th 2012) 1/8

"Congs for Brums" @ Tourcoing (June 6th 2010) 3/3

Ches Smith drum solo 1 - Mary Halvorson Trio, De Singel, Antwerpen, October 3, 2012

Ches Smith drum solo 2 - Mary Halvorson Trio, De Singel, Antwerpen, October 3, 2012

Ches Smith's "We All Break" at Música en el CCK II - Canal Encuentro (2019)


• discography, biography, interviews, reviews and quotes •

Interviw for Jazz.pt (in portuguese)

Q&A: Ches Smith on Village Voice

 
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