From: Singapore - Bassist Christy Smith & Friends "Coming home to my roots!" Fri., Jun. 17th, 2022 8PM PT *updatez* [Next-Up: Al Threats 6/24]

March 25th, 2016, The SingJazz Club, Singapore presents Singjazz Good Friday: The Christy Smith Trio with Christy Smith on Bass, Kerong Chok on Piano, Wen Ming Soh on Drums and special guest Andrew Lim on Guitar.

Christy Smith - international professional musician, bassist, band leader, arranger, composer, teacher & singer. 

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Tribute to Mentors of the Arts.(The new World Stage).

   Growing up in Compton; Music was in our diet thanks to my parents & the radio.(KBCA 105)
Louis Thomas, Troy Robinson John Outerbridge come to mind. Troy & John opened the Communicative Arts Academy & later moved to the Watts Towers.(This was the place we rehearse to prepare for Festac77)
   I'd like to homage & give thanks to people inspired me to want to be a part of music or the musical experience. Although , to many to name Billy Higgins Harold Land , Henry Franklin, James Leary ,Wayne Vaughn , Billy Childs, Gip Noble all the cats I grew up playing w/.
   I left Los Angeles 1993 for a tour in Singapore. It was very timely for me as there was sparse work after the L.A. Riots of 1992. Never plan to stay or live there ; it was the blessing I needed to continue playing my instrument. So, its so nice to be able to come from Singapore back home after the  2 years we've endured after the pandemic. I want to thank Dwight Trib(b)le & all who made it possible for the World Stage to serve the Arts to the people from the neighborhood &  to the world.
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Thank you, Warmest Regards,
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Christy Smith
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Christy Smith - double bass
Fritz Wise - drums
Jamael Dean - piano
Javi De la Paz - woodwinds (unconfirmed @ this time)
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Our song list will contain standards that we like or may some way inspired us. It is important to be simple, so that we can share the most music we can. So, we won't play original material this concert series; as rehearsal schedules do not permit. We will chose from this list; some of these compositions.             
                           
Song List: 
1. I Mean you
2. Moments Notice 
3. 26- 2
4. Lament 
5. Bolivia
6. I want to talk about you.
7. Squeeze Me
8. Firm Roots
9. Ask Me Now
10. Jitterbug Waltz
11. Bud Powell 
12. Secret Love
13. Nica’s Dream 
14. Black Bird
15. In your own Sweet way
16. Invitation.
17. Ceora
18. For All We Know 
19. Airegin 
20. I’m Old Fashioned
21.Blues  
22. The night has a thousand eyes.

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Available on Icloud or @ www.christysmithmusic.com

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[Listen Here, hear?]  YouTube - Live@ Harrys in S'pore "Just in Time"; The More I See You - Christy Smith; Tan Wei Xiang, Christy Smith, Soh Wen Ming - NUS Jazz Band (Four Lu...; Speak Low (Cover) - Kurt Weill

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[Next Up:]

Special Concert - Su. late afta'noon 5PM PT ~

 + 19th - Juneteenth Fathers' Day - The World Stage Leimert Park Big Band  "1st Concert"

Concert Series - Fridaze 8PM PT

24th - Al Threats 'Cajun' Bassist of Big Momma's Bayou Shack 

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The 'new' World STAGE

4321 Degnan Blvd. 90008

(entrance - rear, alley access through fenced patio)

L.A.s' Leimert Park Village

(north of Vernon Ave. & east of Crenshaw Blvd.)

theworldstage.org

non-profit 501(c)(3) 

Sponsored by Freemasons For Dummies: Former LA Scottish Rite Cathedral ... Foundation

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Additional Info.: OutSide (O/S) Post/Listin'z - 

UPF: For the USC & Expo. Pk. neighborhoods in L.A. (area adjacent)

(ft. pg.) feat. news BLOG POST *updatez 

What's Hot @ The 'new' World STAGE "Concert Series + 'N Livestreams...

Bassist CHRISTY SMITH (visitin') From: Singapore (poster/flyer) @/F...

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foot ♪ - Concert Series + Livestream virtual & In-Person audience + Archived Recordin'z -

In-Person Audience: Soft Re-opennin' w/ limited seatin' (aprox. 30 seats) 1st come~1st seated - Artist Support Fee: donation based - COVID protocols practiced

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