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Jazz Musician of the Day: Tommy Smith

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All About Jazz is celebrating Tommy Smith's birthday today!

Born in Edinburgh in 1967, Tommy Smith won best soloist and best group titles at Edinburgh International Jazz Festival, aged 14, and recorded his first album at 15. After studying at Berklee College of Music he joined Gary Burton’s group, touring worldwide and recording the Whiz Kids album on ECM Records. He signed to Blue Note Records in 1989, Linn Record in 1993 and having formed his own record company, Spartacus...Born in Edinburgh in 1967, Tommy Smith won best soloist and best group titles at Edinburgh International Jazz Festival, aged 14, and recorded his first album at 15. After studying at Berklee College of Music he joined Gary Burton’s group, touring worldwide and recording the Whiz Kids album on ECM Records. He signed to Blue Note Records in 1989, Linn Record in 1993 and having formed his own record company, Spartacus... more

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