March music podcast

March music podcast

I’ve just finished putting together the March music podcast for Surrey and South London Rhythm and Blues Club. No news yet on when the club…

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Corazon - a fond tribute to Santana

Corazon – a fond tribute to Santana

Another post to help bring the news on this blog post up-to-date. I’ve always been a huge fan of Carlos Santana. Those latin beats and…

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Martin Smith Band

Martin Smith Band

Last time I posted about The Martin Smith Band it was just starting out as a project. Ironically, as I post now, there’s a bit…

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How time flies ... much to share... sorry blog for neglecting you!

How time flies … much to share… sorry blog for neglecting you!

Hello! Having been busy in many ways, I have let updates to this news feed slide. Sorry for that! I will aim to rectify that…

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A new live music club in Surrey

A new live music club in Surrey

I’m involved in launching a new live music club in my local area.  It’s a not-for-profit venture aimed at hosting live “rhythm and blues” music…

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Martin Smith Band website

Martin Smith Band website

There is a new website for the Martin Smith Band – www.martinsmithband.com Previously that domain name pointed to the band’s Facebook page. Please do visit…

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Old school jazz-funk: Josie

Old school jazz-funk: Josie

I’ve always loved Steely Dan.  The song Josie comes from the amazing Aja album. I think I’m right in saying the brilliant Larry Carlton plays guitar…

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Retrospective: Jazz Vocals

Retrospective: Jazz Vocals

I recorded some demo jazz vocals a couple of years back.  There’s some smooth ballads in there and also some be-bop numbers that include some…

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