Matt Smith's World
Matt Smith, Tony Perrino Chris Peck, Pete Sweeney, Brian Melick, Charlie Tokarz
AUSTIN, TEXAS Last year Capital District raised, Austin-based artist Matt Smith and 6 String Ranch Records announced the release of 8 new albums, as well as 10 digital re-releases of Smiths catalog recordings. All the albums are available everywhere music is streamed or bought. Being Human the [lagship release of the new recordings was been four years in the making and features songs that re[lect issues of the human condition. The songs address broad themes of love, death and spirituality, along with timely issues such as immigration, narcissism and addiction. Smith is supported on the album by an international cast of all-star musicians. Parlor is a solo acoustic instrumental album recorded entirely on an 1890s Thompson and Odell parlor guitar that has been handed down through 4 generations of the Smith family. One Man - one guitar - one take was the concept for this album featuring composed and improvised pieces. Chop Shop Live at Strange Brew was recorded at the legendary south Austin venue during the bands weekly Sunday afternoon residency. Chop Shop was Smiths trio that used song format as a platform for creativity and improvisation, featuring Smith, along with Ed Friedland (bass) and Bryan Austin (drums).
Matt Smiths World Live at the Saxon Pub features Smith, along with Austin pros Ernie Durawa (drums), David Webb (keyboards, vocals), Joe Morales (sax, [lute, vocals), Aaron Lack (steel pan, percussion, vocals) and Mark Epstein (bass). The album was recorded by Richard Vannoy during the bands weekly residency at the iconic venue.
Matt Smith 1988-2020 Vol 1-4 rounds out the eight-album release. The collection is curated from 10 previous albums that have been released since the start of Matts solo career.
Vol. 1- Upstate NY :1988-1994 Vol. 2 - NYC: 1994-2005
Vol. 3 - NYC/Austin: 2005-2011 Vol. 4 - Austin: 2011-2020
The Strand Theatre (View)
210 Main Street
Hudson Falls, NY 12839
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