The Tony Smotherman Project

The Tony Smotherman Project

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The Tony Smotherman Band incorporates original music hinting from from the Far East, Blues, Rock,Neo-classical,Ambient new age, acoustic new age,Rock and Funk into one unique package.

Biography

Tony is quickly becoming one of the most popular Guitarists on the scene..His eclectic mix of influences sets him apart from all of his peers with his own distinct sound.

Innovating new techniques and combining a huge array of different styles, Tony has created a diverse musical world.


Tony has opened for and played with a vast array of national and international touring acts including Buddy Miles, Rick Derringer,Leon Russell and Adrian Legg

Though rooted in Rock..Tony intertwines all the musical worlds he explores with his own distinct fingerprint .

Tonys band incorporates original music hinting from from the Far East, Blues, Rock, Jam band, Neo-classical,Ambient new age, acoustic new age,Rock and Funk into one unique package.

The Tony Smotherman Band explores many muscial styles while staying unique and original. There are many interesting influences each member brings to the band. Headed by Guitar Virtuoso Tony Smotherman. World Class drummer and percussionist Bruce Royal brings many years of experience to the group..having recorded and toured with such artists as "Black Sheep" Spyro Gyra, and a multitude of Grammy winning artists..Bruce is a Master drummer that plays with passion and raw soul. Bassist Jon Reshard is a ground-breaking bassist at only 21 years old and has had lots of support from world-class bassist Victor Wooten. Jon has been amazing festival crowds all over the country. Jon has toured Europe and has been featured in many bass magazines across the country.

"Tony’s a deep thinker on the way to being connected to a higher source of self expression,he doesn’t let up with his versatility and confidence and seems more interested in his own purity of expression and its source, than anything else"
Rich Acocella
President of Stylus Picks

Discography

"Embracing the Spirit" 2002 solo album

"Shawn Lane Tribute" 2003 Lion Music (Finland)

"Two Sides" 2004 Solo acoustic cd

"The Tony Smotherman Project "Live at the House of Jam 2005

Airplay "Fretnet Radio Melbourne Australia 106.7 f.m.

2 instructional videos released internationally
through Chops from Hell

Set List

Complete show is 2 hours long

"Tony Smotherman Band"

Current Set List:

1)The Answer
2)Prospect Hill
3)Streams
4)Take the Time
5)Delta Revival
6)Lost in Time
7)Visions and Dreams
8)The Missisippi Weaping Willow
9)Lost but not Forgotten
10)Sahib Teri Bandi

Jimmie Hendrix-
Voodoo Chile (slight return to the swamp)
Little Wing
Third Stone from the Sun