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E. Doctor Smith
Drummer, producer, electronic percussionist
E. Doctor Smith is a drummer, producer, electronic percussionist and recording artist with Edgetone Records, who has performed with the likes of Brian Eno, Madonna, Bon Lozago, Howard Levy, Trey Gunn, Fareed Haque and many others. Doc is also the inventor of the percussion controller known as the "Drummstick", and currently performs and tours using the "Zendrum EXP", a custom made MIDI percussion controller made in Atlanta, Georgia.

Doc's “Trio Electrique”, featuring 7 String Bassist Edo Castro Woodhouse and electric violinist Michele Walther, is now available on the Edgetone Records label. It can be streamed via the free Bandcamp app and also available as a high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more. https://edgetonerecords.bandcamp.com/album/trio-electrique

Doc appears on "The Return", the 2nd album by Jason Everett and his Deep Energy Orchestra, featuring Trey Gunn, Fareed Haque, Phil Hirschi, Radhika Iyer, Rachel Nesvig, Aleida Gehrels, Chaz Hastings, Vishal Nagar, Suhail Yusuf Khan and Selvaganesh Vinayakram! Be on the lookout for a February 2020 release on Trey Gunn’s 7D Media label!

“True Fire” with bansurist John Wubbenhorst and Doc is the sequel to John’s 2006 album “True Water” with percussionist Ken Anoff. This album features music by John's Indian jazz group Facing East. Special guests include bassists Steve Zerlin, and Jason Everett, keyboardist Mel McMurrin, violinist Radhika Iyer and vocalist Mahesh Vinayakram! The digital downloads of the album and CD will both be available for beginning January 2020!

Doc will be recording the 30th Anniversary of the quartet “Feat of Clay” with trumpeter Eric Dahlman, 7 string bassist Edo Castro Woodhouse and guitarist Peter McKibben in San Francisco, CA in March of 2020!!

Doc's previous album is "FutureJazz”, with guitarist Peter McKibben and flautist Laura Austin Wiley and is also available as a CD or streaming via the free Bandcamp app and as a high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more! Special guests include 7string bassist Edo Castro, Steve Ellison on Chapman Stick and Nora Maki on keyboards! https://edoctorsmith.bandcamp.com/album/futurejazz

You can also follow Doc on Twitter and Facebook for news and updates!
Upcoming Events:

Saturday, February 29 2020 7:30 PM
Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Trio Electrique features Michele Walther on electric violin, Edo Castro Woodhouse on 7 string bass, and E. Doctor Smith on zendrum, loops and samples  More...
Saturday, March 21 2020 7:30 PM
Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
“Cloud About Mercury Revisited” with Feat of Clay, featuring trumpeter Eric Dahlman, zendrummer E. Doctor Smith, bassist Edo Castro Woodhouse and guitarist Peter McKibben. in 1990 Dahlman and Smith were inspired by the music of guitarist David Torn’s 1987 ECM album “Cloud About Mercury”, featuring drummer Bill Bruford, bassist Tony Levin and trumpeter Mark Isham, and formed the Boston quartet Feat of Clay with bassist Michael Terry and guitarist Thomas Hevey. Like the aforementioned Cloud About Mercury group, Feat of Clay also employed the use of Simmons electronic drums, Chapman Stick, bass, trumpet, synthesizers, digital effects, loops and samples.  More...
Sunday, March 22 2020 7:30 PM
SIMM Series @ The Musicians Union Hall [116 9th St @ Mission SF]
E. Doctor Smith's Feat of Clay
Eric Dahlman, Edo Castro Woodhouse, Peter Mckibben, E. Doctor Smith
Eki Shola  More...
Photo Albums (click to view photos):
Videos
"A Loose Hang", from the debut album by Trio Electrique with E. Doctor Smith (Zendrum EXP), Edo Castro Woodhouse (7 string bass), and Michele Walther (electric violin), on Edgetone Records (EDT4208).
CDs on which E. Doctor Smith appears:
ArtistTitleLabelNumber
E. Doctor Smith Trio Electrique
Artist: E. Doctor Smith
Title: Trio Electrique
Label: Edgetone Records EDT4208
Label page on this site: Edgetone Records
Edgetone Records EDT4208
Deep Energy Orchestra The Return
Artist: Deep Energy Orchestra
Title: The Return
Label: 7d Media 7D2011
Label page on this site: 7d Media
7d Media 7D2011
John Wubbenhorst and E. Doctor Smith True Fire
Artist: John Wubbenhorst and E. Doctor Smith
Title: True Fire
Label: Bright World Arts FE2020
Label page on this site: Bright World Arts
Bright World Arts FE2020
E. Doctor Smith and Peter McKibben FutureJazz
Artist: E. Doctor Smith and Peter McKibben
Title: FutureJazz
Label: Edgetone Records EDT4171
Label page on this site: Edgetone Records
Edgetone Records EDT4171
E. Doctor Smith Quantum
Artist: E. Doctor Smith
Title: Quantum
Label: Edgetone Records EDT4136
Label page on this site: Edgetone Records
Edgetone Records EDT4136
E. Doctor Smith E. Doctor Smith LIVE with Edo Castro
Artist: E. Doctor Smith
Title: E. Doctor Smith LIVE with Edo Castro
Label: Edgetone Records EDT4081
Label page on this site: Edgetone Records
Edgetone Records EDT4081
E. Doctor Smith and Seth Elgart E. Doctor Smith and Seth Elgart’s K2
Artist: E. Doctor Smith and Seth Elgart
Title: E. Doctor Smith and Seth Elgart’s K2
Label: Edgetone Records EDT4071
Label page on this site: Edgetone Records
Edgetone Records EDT4071
E. Doctor Smith The Drummstick 2
Artist: E. Doctor Smith
Title: The Drummstick 2
Label: Edgetone Records EDT4053
Label page on this site: Edgetone Records
Edgetone Records EDT4053
E. Doctor Smith The Drummstick
Artist: E. Doctor Smith
Title: The Drummstick
Label: Edgetone Records EDT4046
Label page on this site: Edgetone Records
Edgetone Records EDT4046