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Playing It Forward: A Pair From Vibraphonist Anthony Smith

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There are two ways to look at the vibraphone: as an instrument with constructional properties that limit those who stand before it or as a portal to possibility that challenges players to rise above those limitations. Anybody with a pragmatic bone in their body understands and accepts the former as a truth of sorts, as yarn (or rubber) on metal can only do so many things. But every vibraphonist who's made their mark tends to lean toward the latter line ...


Take Five with Anthony Smith

Read "Take Five with Anthony Smith" reviewed by Anthony Smith

About Anthony Smith: Anthony Smith has been playing piano and vibraphone, as well as various keyboards, professionally for twenty-five years. He has released numerous recordings, worked in a variety of genres, and toured extensively as both a leader and a sideman, with many different projects. His last jazz vibraphone recording, Connections, made it to the top 20 of the national jazz radio charts. His new recording, Play It Forward, Volume One and Two, features a stellar lineup of New ...

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