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Ches Smith

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.

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.

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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Laugh Ash

Pyroclastic Records
2024

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Most Don't Have Enough

ears&eyes Records
2023

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As Things Do

Intakt Records
2023

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Oblong Aplomb

Out Of Your Head Records
2023

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Echolocation

AUM Fidelity
2023

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Sounds Of Love

Sunnyside Records
2022

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Secours Meurtriers

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Interpret It Well

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Entity

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