Popgun & Records Per Minute to Hold Event to Raise Money For Stan Smith, 1/13

On Monday, January 13, 2014 at 9:00 PM at the Rumba Cafe, 2507 Summit Street, Columbus, Ohio 43202, Popgun & Records Per Minute are holding an event to replace Stan Smith's Record Collection.

Stan Smith has been a huge part of our community for years. His house burned down recently. There are benefits going on to help, but we want to contribute in a specific way. Most of his records were lost. As he has given music to so many, we will turn profits into a gift certificate at Records Per Minute to help Stan buy records. The store will give him a special discount to make it stretch even further. Please come and help us give back to this important member of our music scene.

Sophisticated, fun, sexy pop played by great musicians:
Crowded House
Paul Simon
Stevie Wonder
and much more

Guitarist/composer Stan Smith is an assistant professor of music in the Jazz Studies / Music Industry Program at Capital University in Columbus where he has been the head of the jazz/contemporary guitar curriculum since 1978. He is also on the staff of the National Guitar Workshop. As a guitarist he was a member of the Moacir Santos band in Los Angeles, and as a band leader Columbus has accompanied various artists such as Ali Ryerson, Mark Vinci and David Amram as well as performing regionally in clubs, concerts, and festivals.

As a composer he has received Fellowship Awards from the Ohio Arts Council and the Greater Columbus Arts Council. Smith's compositions have been performed internationally and recorded by the Columbus Jazz Orchestra, Michael Cox, The Keith Henson Octet, The Afro Rican Ensemble and Spectrum. He is featured as guitarist and composer on Madrugada's self titled CD on the COJAZZ label.

Stan has released several CDs under his own name including "Pathways", "No Discussion" and "Silent Memory".

He is the author of Jazz Harmony on the Guitar, A Linear/Structural Approach published by Hal Leonard

For more information, visit: http://stansmithguitar.com/

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