Monica Shriver (Doublers Collective) And Stan Smith (Guitarist From Columbus, Oh)

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Hey Phoenix!

I want you to meet Stan Smith - world-class guitarist and composer from Columbus, OH (and my composition teacher from Capital University) He will be in town for one night only, Monday August 10. Come down to The Nash for this very special performance, featuring creative, exploratory improvisations, original compositions by Stan (including music from his upcoming CD) and myself and maybe some other fun stuff. This is the first time Stan's been to Phoenix, let's show him how awesome it is here! Plus, we can celebrate - I'll finally be done with my masters!

The band:
Stan Smith - guitar
Monica Shriver - reeds
Dwight Kilian - bass
Erik Teichmann - drums

Admission: $15, $8 Students w/ ID

Listen to some tracks on Stan's website: http://stansmithguitar.com/links/links.htm

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Stan Smith is an associate professor of music in the Conservatory of Music at Capital University in Columbus, Ohio where he has been the head of the jazz/contemporary guitar curriculum since 1978.

Recordings under his own name include Pathways and No Discussion on the COJAZZ label. He is featured as guitarist, composer, and co-producer on Madrugada┬╣s self-titled debut CD also on COJAZZ.

Smith┬╣s book Jazz Harmony on the Guitar; A Linear/Structural Approach is published by Hal Leonard. As a guitarist he was a member of the Moacir Santos band in Los Angeles, and has accompanied various artists such as Ali Ryerson, David Amram, Mark Vinci and David Ornette Cherry performing in clubs, concerts, and festivals.

Smith is also the guitarist for the Columbus Symphony Orchestra as well as pit orchestras for Broadway Series productions.

As a composer he has received Fellowship Awards from the Ohio Arts Council and the Greater Columbus Arts Council. His compositions have been performed internationally and recorded by the Columbus Jazz Orchestra, Spectrum, The Afro Rican Ensemble and Nova Madrugada. His CD Silent Memory is available for digital download at artofliferecords.com
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