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


Jeff Coffin and the Mu’tet’s “Side Up”

Posted November 21, 2014 by

Saxophonist Jeff Coffin and his “Mu’tet”, truly defy musical categories, and obliterate musical boundaries with their take-home-with-you compositions, their mind-bending solos and their swirling, danceable odd rhythms and exotic world music influences. Their previous effort, 2012’s “Into the Air” and
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Charles Unger’s “Around the World”

Posted November 7, 2014 by

San Francisco saxophonist Charles Unger, fresh from a recent tour of Sweden has re-emerged with a new album entitled, “Around the World”. Unger and jazz group, “The Experience”, featuring bassist Ben Luis, drummer Tony Coleman, and keybordist Sue Crossman, will
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12 Jacket (Gatefold - One Pocket) [GDOB2-30CH-001]

The Paul & John’s “Inner Sunset”

Posted October 29, 2014 by

The new album by The Paul & John has been dubbed “an exciting new collaboration between two of the Bay area’s best musicians; guitarist/vocalist songwriters Paul Myers and John Moremen”, and they wouldn’t be far wrong. Inner Sunset proudly carries
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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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