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Herbert D. Smith

 
Name: Herbert D. Smith
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Location: Sáo Paulo
Brazil 04355
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Additional Info: Currently, living in Sao Paulo, Brasil and performing with "Improvisorio" a Brasilian based band, in addition to other local Bands there. Prior to coming to Brasil, performed World Music for 3 years as house bassist at the Orange County nightly "hotspot" “ The Caspian “ in Irvine California. Has performed there with international concert and recording artists such as Leila Forouhar, Yagub Zurufchi, Habib, Alina, and Behzad. Opened for vocalist,Sattar and composer legend, Sadegh Nojooki.
Received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Music Performance on the Double-Bass from UCLA under the direction of L.A. Philharmonic bassist Frederick D. Tinsley in 1983. Attended California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) in 1984 on a Masters Program scholarship to continue studying with Tinsley and perform with the CalArts symphony and chamber orchestras. Also studied privately on double bass with Harold Siegel, Steve Rodby, Richard Davis and Laura Snyder. Private study on electric bass and jazz improvisation with noted session bassist, clinician and author Carol Kaye.
Received an outstanding performance award while a member of the UCLA Jazz Ensemble, featuring alto-saxophonist Dave Koz.
Founder of the Los Angeles Bass Violin Choir, a group of prominent L.A. area bassists performing special arrangements by Smith and New York bassist Bill Lee. Bill Lee, father of director Spike Lee, and founder of the New York Bass Violin Choir, premiered many unique compositions and arrangements in his son's earlier films. Regular players consisted of Frederick Tinsley, the late Andy Simpkins and George "Red" Callendar, John Heard, Bertram Turetsky, and Herbie Lewis. Additional players to perform with the bass choir were bassists Roberto Miranda, James Leary and Alan Jackson. The late drummers Sherman Ferguson and Bill Douglass, and Pianist Cecil Lytle also performed with the choir. Invited to be a guest clinician at UC-San Diego Dept of Music to conduct a Master Class with Double Bass students with Professor and bass choir member Bert Turetsky . Has performed with the late jazz harpist Dorothy Ashby, the late tenor saxophonists Eddie Harris, Teddy Edwards, Art Hillery, Ted Jackson, John Wood, Harold Land Jr., Dr. Luther Henderson, Buddy Collette, Jimmie Cheatheam, veteran jazz drummer and clinician Clayton Cameron and other jazz artists in the Los Angeles area.

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......................Atualmente, morando em São Paulo, Brasil, e se apresentando com “Improvisório”, uma banda de raízes brasileiras, além de outras bandas locais.
Antes de vir pra o Brasil, se apresentou por 3 anos como baixista da casa no "hotspot" noturno do “The Caspian”, localizado no condado de Orange em Irvine, Califórnia, tocando música regionalista, onde participou de shows internacionais e gravações de artistas como Leila Forouhar, Yagub Zurufchi, Habib, Alina e Behzad. Abriu ainda as apresentações do cantor Sattar e do lendário compositor Sadegh Nojjoki.
Em 1983, recebeu o bacharelado em contrabaixo da UCLA sob a orientação de Frederick D. Tinsley, baixista da Orquestra Filarmônica de Los Angeles. No ano seguinte, recebeu uma bolsa de mestrado para o Instituto de Artes da Califórnia (CalArts), onde continuou estudando com Tinsley e tocou com as orquestras sinfônica e de câmara do instituto.
Fez ainda aulas particulares de contrabaixo com Harold Siegel, Steve Rodby, Richard Davis e Laura Snyder, além de aulas particulares de baixo elétrico e em improvisação no jazz com a notável instrutora, escritora e baixista de sessão Carol Kaye.
Recebeu um prêmio pelo excelente desempenho enquanto membro do UCLA Jazz Ensemble, com alto-saxofonista Dave Koz.
fundador do Los Angeles Bass Violin Choir, um grupo de baixistas proeminentes de Los Angeles que performavam arranjos especiais de Smith e do baixista nova-iorquino Bill Lee (pai do diretor Spike Lee e fundador do New York Bass Violin Choir, estreou muitas composições e arranjos em recentes filmes de seu filho).
O coro era regularmente formado por Frederick Tinsley, os falecidos Andy Simpkins e George “Red” Callendar, John Heard, Bertram Turetsky e Herbie Lewis. Performavam adicionalmente, baixistas como Roberto Miranda, James Leary e Alan Jackson, além dos falecidos bateristas Sherman Ferguson e Bill Douglass e o pianista Cecil Lytle.
Foi convidado pelo Departamento de Musica da UC – San Diego para conduzir uma aula Master com estudantes de contrabaixo e com o professor, e também membro do coro, Bert Turetsky. Apresentou-se ainda com a falecida harpista de jazz Dorothy Ashby, os falecidos tenores saxofonistas Eddie Harris, Teddy Edwards, Art Hillery, Ted Jackson, John Wood, Harold Land Jr., Dr. Luther Henderson, Buddy Collette, Jimmie Cheatheam, o veterano baterista de jazz e instrutor Clayton Cameron, além de outros artistas de jazz da região de Los Angeles."..................................................................................
Additional Specialisms: Session Work, Contemporary Music, Jazz, Improvisation
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