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Ches Smith

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Genres  Jazz, Rock
Education  Mills College
Role  Musician · chessmith.com
Name  Ches Smith
Website  www.chessmith.com

Ches Smith Step Tempest Spring Flings Live Gigs
Music groups  Secret Chiefs 3 (Since 2004)
Albums  Congs for Brums, Party Intellectuals, Bending Bridges, Saturn Sings, Angel Guts: Red Classroom
Similar People  Mary Halvorson, Tim Berne, Shahzad Ismaily, Marc Ribot, Ben Goldberg

The ches smith mary halvorson quartet september 2008


Ches Smith is an American musician whose primary instruments are drums, percussion, and vibraphone. He writes and performs music in a wide variety of contexts, including solo percussion, experimental rock bands, and small and large jazz ensembles.

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Smith has performed with Good For Cows, Marc Ribot, Theory of Ruin, Mr. Bungle, Secret Chiefs 3, Xiu Xiu, Trevor Dunn's Trio-Convulsant, Carla Bozulich, Beat Circus, Sean Hayes, Ben Goldberg, 7 Year Rabbit Cycle, Ara Anderson and Fred Frith.

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He has also recorded and performed a full-length album of his own solo percussion pieces entitled Congs For Brums (2006). In 2010 he released Congs for Brums 'Noise to Men'.

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Selected discography

Solo
  • 2006 – Congs For Brums
  • 2010 – Noise for Men
  • with Ches Smith Trio (Craig Taborn and Mat Maneri)
  • 2016 - The Bell (ECM)
  • with These Arches
  • 2010 – Finally out of my Hands (Skirl)
  • 2013 – Hammered (Clean Feed)
  • 2014 – International Hoohah (ForTune)
  • with Tim Berne
  • 2012 – Snakeoil (ECM)
  • 2013 – Shadow Man (ECM)
  • 2015 – You’ve Been Watching Me (ECM)
  • with Moe! Staiano
  • 2001 – The Lateness of Yearly Presentations
  • with Moe! Staiano's Moe!kestra!
  • 2006 – An Inescapable Siren Within Earshot Distance Therein and Other Whereabouts
  • 2007 – Two Rooms of Uranium Inside 83 Markers
  • with Graham Connah
  • 2001 – The Only Song We Know
  • with Good For Cows
  • 2001 – Good for Cows
  • 2003 – Cows Less Than or Equal To
  • 2004 – Bebop Fantasy
  • 2008 – 10th Concert Anniversary
  • 2010 – Audumla
  • with Theory Of Ruin
  • 2002 – Counter–Culture Nosebleed
  • 2003 – Frontline Posterchild
  • with Mitch Marcus Quintet
  • 2002 – Entropious
  • with Lou Harrison
  • 2003 – Drums Along the Pacific
  • with John Zorn
  • 2003 – Voices in the Wilderness
  • with Xiu Xiu
  • 2013 – "Nina"
  • 2012 – "Always"
  • 2010 – "Dear God I Hate Myself"
  • 2008 – "Women as Lovers"
  • 2007 – "Remixed and Covered" as Good for Cows
  • 2005 – "La Foret"
  • 2003 – A Promise
  • 2002 – "Knife Play" with Greg Saunier
  • with Secret Chiefs 3
  • 2004 – Book of Horizons
  • 2008 – Xaphan: Book of Angels Volume 9
  • 2013 – Book Of Souls: Folio A
  • with Trevor Dunn's Trio–Convulsant
  • 2004 – Sister Phantom Owl Fish
  • with Aaron Novik
  • 2004 – Gubbish: Notations in Tonations
  • 2006 – Kipple: "Flashes of Irrational Happiness"
  • with Redressers
  • 2004 – To Each According...
  • with Carla Bozulich/Evangelista
  • 2011 – "In Animal Tongue"
  • 2009 – "Prince of Truth"
  • 2014 – I'm Gonna Stop Killing
  • with Will Bernard Trio
  • 2005 – Directions to My House
  • with Fever Pitch
  • 2005 – Just Drums 2 Project
  • with Sean Hayes
  • 2006 – Big Black Hole and the Little Baby Star
  • with Todd Sickafoose
  • 2006 – Blood Orange
  • with Ben Goldberg Quintet
  • 2006 – The Door, the Hat, the Chair, the Fact
  • with 7 Year Rabbit Cycle
  • 2006 – Ache Horns
  • with Fred Frith, Darren Johnston, Devin Hoff and Larry Ochs
  • 2007 – Reason to Move
  • with Marc Ribot's Ceramic Dog
  • 2008 – Party Intellectuals
  • 2013 – Your Turn
  • References

    Ches Smith Wikipedia


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