Drummer, author, and educator, Phil Smith has been a first call performer in Atlanta since his arrival in 1994. Prior to his relocation he received a Bachelor's Degree in Music from the University of Tennessee and a Master's Degree in Music from Memphis State University. He has also studied privately with Ed Soph, Steve Houghton, and Jeff Hamilton.
Phil has performed with many great artists including Donald Brown, James Williams, George Coleman, Bill Anschell, Charles Davis, Diane Schuur, and Tierney Sutton. He has recorded cds for bassist Joseph Patrick Moore, Enrique Chia, and his own debut disc, "Jazz Consortium"