Grantley Smith studied drumset with Alan Dawson, frame drum with Jamie Haddad, tabla with Kazi Jalal, Afro-Cuban percussion with Enrique Pla and handance with Glen Velez. The Boston Globe has called Smith a “brilliant improviser.”
Smith has toured globally from Poland to Thailand to New Zealand. He has performed with Yo-Yo Ma, Don Byron, the Violent Femmes, Garrison Keillor and Jane Wang.
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