The Unforgettable Nat 'King' Cole

The Unforgettable Nat ‘King’ Cole

My Crooner Chronicles journey recently took me into Nat ‘King’ Cole territory (courtesy of a request from a friend). It was a real pleasure to…

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Crooner Chronicles up to #10

Crooner Chronicles up to #10

I’ve just added my 10th video post to the growing Crooner Chronicles saga. You can find the videos in a Youtube playlist here. The series…

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The Crooner Chronicles

The Crooner Chronicles

I’ve long been a fan of the classic swing, jazz and ballad vocalists of the past. It’s a style of singing I’ve ventured into at…

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Happy Valentine's Day

Happy Valentine’s Day

During the latest lockdown I’ve been recording myself singing some classic ballads, swing, musical numbers etc. – trying to dust the cobwebs off that part…

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Video: Martin Smith Band in rehearsals

Video: Martin Smith Band in rehearsals

We decided to bring a couple of cameras along to a recent rehearsal session.  This is me and the band rehearsing a couple of blues classics:…

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