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Dave Smith

Dave Smith began drumming as a hobby when he was thirteen years old. Now, at age twenty eight he is still enjoying each and every aspect of both performing and learning the drums. Dave's influences range from legendary Jazz drummers Joe Morello and Gene Krupa through to: John Bonham, Mitch Mitchell, Mike Portnoy, John Densmore, Karl Brazil and Neil Peart. All have influenced him greatly throughout his life. Other performers and writers to have greatly inspired him are: Dave Brubeck, Mark Knopfler, Prince and Tom Petty.

Leicester Jazz House East Midlands JAZZ