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A jazz pianist noted for his versatility and elegance, Derek Smith was born August 17, 1931, in London, England. After taking up the piano in early childhood, he began his professional career at the ag. ead Full Biography. Derek Smith Trio Play. erek Smith. Derek Smith, The Trio.
Derek Smith (musician). Smith immigrated to the United States with no job awaiting him. Fourteen days after arriving in New York, he recorded with the Modern Jazz Quartet. One of his first engagements was working with his trio opposite Mel Tormé and Ella Fitzgerald at Basin Street East in New York. He joined Benny Goodman’s band in 1961, and was pianist on Benny Goodman – The Swing Era, released by Time/Life Records, as well as working with Connie Kay and recording copiously as a session musician.
Derek Smith may refer to: Derek Smith (basketball) (1961–1996), American NBA basketball player. Derek Smith (footballer, born 1946), footballer for Tranmere Rovers. Derek Smith (ice hockey, born 1954), Canadian former NHL ice hockey player. Derek Smith (ice hockey, born 1984), Canadian ice hockey player. Derek Smith (linebacker) (born 1975), American NFL linebacker. Derek Smith (tight end) (born 1980), American NFL tight end. Derek Smith (soccer) (born 1980), American soccer defender.
San Francisco Bay Area Musician Derek Smith has been entertaining audiences for more than 10 years through his innovative music that combines the melodic brightness of the Caribbean steel drum with the driving rhythms of Latin Jazz. Smith's unique sound is inspired by legendary musicians like mambo king Tito Puente, Latin Jazz vibraphone great Cal Tjader, and calypso master Lord Kitchener. The influence of such renown players has led Smith to create an original musical experience that can be described as soulful and joyous.