E. Doctor Smith is a musician, producer and recording artist with Edgetone Records, who has worked with the likes of Brian Eno, Madonna, Warren Zevon, Mickey Hart and many others. He is also the Arts & Entertainment editor for Beyond Chron and inventor of the musical instrument, the Drummstick! Doc’s latest album is”FutureJazz”, his seventh on the Edgetone Records label and features guitarist Peter McKibben and flautist Laura Austin Wiley is now available as a CD or streaming via the free Bandcamp app and as a high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more! Special guests include 7string bassist Edo Castro, Steve Ellison on Chapman Stick and Nora Maki on keyboards! http://edgetonerecords.bandcamp.com/album/futurejazz
Doc is currently touring and recording with bansurist John Wubbenhorst’s group Facing East, blending the ragas of classical Indian music and modern, electric jazz, featuring 7 string fretless bassist Jason Everett and keyboardist Steve McQuarry! I’ve also performed on “Moksha”, a new album by Jason, featuring the likes of Selvaganesh Vinayakram, Vishal Nagar, John Wubbenhorst, and Fareed Haque!
Doc has also been performing and recording with Steve McQuarry's, “Echelon” electric quartet, featuring 2 members of his Resonance Jazz group: bassist Ted Burik and violinist Michele Walther; his new organ trio with David McFarland, as well as Laura Austin Wiley’s Electric Quartet, also featuring guitarist David McFarland and bassist Edo Castro! Laura’s new album also features Steve and Ted, and will be released in early 2017!
“I’m also pleased to be working on another exciting, new project with the latest incarnation of my Unidentified Flying Quartet on my Simmons SDS9 kit, revisiting the music of Bill Bruford's Earthworks with keyboardist Steve McQuarry, Ted Burik on bass, and saxophonist Georgianna Krieger! Stay tuned for details!” -Doc