E. ”Doc” Smith

E. "Doc" Smith is a musician, producer and recording artist with Edgetone Records, who has worked with the likes of Brian Eno, Madonna, Mickey Hart and many others. He is also the inventor of the musical instrument, the Drummstick and makes his home in San Francisco.

Articles by E. ”Doc” Smith


Dann Zinn’s “Shangri La”

Posted October 10, 2014 by

Saxophonist, flautist and composer, Dann Zinn is without a doubt, one of the Bay Area’s best musicians. When he isn’t backing up some the best names in jazz, (like Joe Henderson, Taylor Eigsti, Russ Ferrante, Jeff Tain Watts, Freddie Hubbard, Chuck Findley,
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King Crimson Comes to the Warfield

Posted October 3, 2014 by

Upon meeting guitarist Robert Fripp for the first time, the late, great Jimi Hendrix asked him to shake his left hand, because “It’s closer to my heart…” Fripp, like others who were similarly inspired by that mercurial genius, would go
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McQuarry, Kleinman & Smith Trio at the Cadillac

Posted September 19, 2014 by

(Editor’s note: Beyond Chron’s very own Arts & Entertainment Editor, E. “Doc” Smith makes his 7th appearance at the Cadillac Hotel, joining the extraordinary Stephen McQuarry and electric bassist Craig Kleinman.) Keyboardist Steve McQuarry, bassist Craig Kleinman and drummer E.
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The 15th Annual SF Electronic Music Festival

Posted September 12, 2014 by

For the past 15 years, the San Francisco Electronic Music Festival (SFEMF) has brought internationally acclaimed musicians to the Bay Area, becoming the premiere festival dedicated to the genre. The festival began last night at the Exploratorium with the Kanbar Forum, David
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Allan Holdsworth Returns to Yoshi’s

Posted September 5, 2014 by

Allan Holdsworth, one of the world’s best known guitarists returned to Yoshi’s in San Francisco last Tuesday and Wednesday, before wrapping up his amazing 3 day stint at Yoshi’s in Oakland on Thursday. Holdsworth has been thrilling audiences the world
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The 2014 Sinquefield Cup

Posted August 29, 2014 by

The 2014 Sinquefield Cup is the highest-rated tournament in the history of chess, bringing six of the world’s top-nine Grandmasters together at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis. Last year, the inaugural super-tournament thrilled spectators as the
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