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

Jean Luc Ponty Band Comes to the Regency

Posted May 31, 2017 by

Legendary violinist Jean Luc Ponty returns to the Regency in San Francisco this Sunday, alongside longtime bandmates Rayford Griffin (drums), Jamie Glaser (guitars), Wally Minko (keyboards), and Baron Browne (bass). Also joining the group on a few tunes is violinist
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Tribute to African American Jazz Composers

Posted February 22, 2017 by

This Saturday night, Oakland composer and keyboardist Steve McQuarry leads an accomplished group of musicians in a special Black History Month tribute to African American jazz composers at the California Jazz Conservatory. Joining McQuarry are Destiny Muhammad (harp/vocals), Gerald Beckett
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Matt Swindells’ “Mancunian Candidate”

Posted December 8, 2016 by

Matt Swindells, an extraordinarily gifted drummer, composer, multi-instrumentalist, and Manchester ex-patriate who makes his home in San Francisco these days, provides the rhythmic pulse for some of the Bay area’s finest jazz musicians. Swindells has also lent his talents as
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