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Jonathan Smith

 
Bio:
Jonathan (aka Smitti) Smith is a New York-based pianist, arranger, Music Director and woodworker. His training includes piano studies with Ellis Marsalis while a student at Loyola University in New Orleans, with Donald Brown while a student at the Berklee College of music, and a Masters of Music in ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Jonathan (aka Smitti) Smith is a New York-based pianist, arranger, Music Director and woodworker. His training includes piano studies with Ellis Marsalis while a student at Loyola University in New Orleans, with Donald Brown while a student at the Berklee College of music, and a Masters of Music in ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[US Tour, 2021]
Music Direction
 
[Broadway, 2016]
Musical Director
 
[Broadway, 2002]
Assistant Conductor
 
[Broadway, 1999]
Musical Director, Music Arranger, Piano/Keyboard, Conductor

Writing

Composer/Lyricist

 

Stage

Productions

[US Tour, 2021]
Music Direction

[Broadway, 2016]
Musical Director

[Broadway, 2002]
Assistant Conductor

[Broadway, 1999]
Musical Director, Music Arranger, Piano/Keyboard, Conductor

Writing
Composer/Lyricist

Jonathan Smith Biography

Jonathan (aka Smitti) Smith is a New York-based pianist, arranger, Music Director and woodworker. His training includes piano studies with Ellis Marsalis while a student at Loyola University in New Orleans, with Donald Brown while a student at the Berklee College of music, and a Masters of Music in jazz performance from Manhattan School of Music.

Broadway credits include "Swing!", "Imaginary Friends", "A Bronx Tale", "Jersey Boys", "Thoroughly Modern Millie", and "Ain't Too Proud: The Life & Times of the Temptations". He has been Associate Music Supervisor of "Jersey Boys" worldwide, including productions in South Africa, Singapore, Japan, The UK, The Netherlands, and two US national tours. He is currently Music Director for "Ain't Too Proud" on tour.




Jonathan Smith News

Donmar Warehouse Announces Four New Members On The Board Of Trustees Photo Donmar Warehouse Announces Four New Members On The Board Of Trustees
by Stephi Wild - Jul 28, 2022

Donmar Warehouse Chair Adam Kenwright has announced four new members joining the Board of Trustees. Professor Hannah Thompson, Jonathan Kanagasooriam, Neil Blair and Sarah Carson join Adam Kenwright, Antonia Romeo, Gerard Lemos CMG, Jonathan Smith, June Sarpong OBE, Lucian Msamati, Susan Boster, Tessa Ross CBE, Tiina Lee and William Eccleshare on the Donmar's Board.

Chris Canyon to Release New Single 'Forget Me' Featuring Christie Huff Photo Chris Canyon to Release New Single 'Forget Me' Featuring Christie Huff
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 29, 2022

California country artist Chris Canyon is set to release his debut single under Native South Records, alongside featured artist Christie Huff, entitled 'Forget Me'. An upbeat take on the realities of heartbreak and moving on, the single captures modern country melodies with a classic sound that's sure to take mainstream country radio by storm.

Will Arnett to Star in New Peacock Comedy Series TWISTED METAL Photo Will Arnett to Star in New Peacock Comedy Series TWISTED METAL
by Michael Major - Jun 1, 2022

Anthony Mackie (The Falcon and the Winter Soldier) is also starring and executive producing. Stephanie Beatriz (Encanto, Brooklyn Nine-Nine) to co-star opposite Mackie, alongside Thomas Haden Church (Sideways, Divorce, Spider-Man: No Way Home) and recurring guest star Neve Campbell (Scream 5, Clouds). 

Neve Campbell Set to Recur as Guest Star in New Peacock Comedy Series TWISTED METAL Photo Neve Campbell Set to Recur as Guest Star in New Peacock Comedy Series TWISTED METAL
by Michael Major - May 20, 2022

Anthony Mackie (The Falcon and the Winter Soldier) is also starring and executive producing. Stephanie Beatriz (Encanto, Brooklyn Nine-Nine) to co-star opposite Mackie, alongside Thomas Haden Church (Sideways, Divorce, Spider-Man: No Way Home). 

Thomas Haden Church Set to Star in New Peacock Comedy Series TWISTED METAL Photo Thomas Haden Church Set to Star in New Peacock Comedy Series TWISTED METAL
by Michael Major - May 19, 2022

Anthony Mackie (The Falcon and the Winter Soldier) is also starring and executive producing. Stephanie Beatriz (Encanto, Brooklyn Nine-Nine) to co-star opposite Mackie. Will Arnett and Marc Forman from Electric Avenue (Murderville) secured the rights to the material and helped put the project together from PlayStation Productions.

Stephanie Beatriz Set to Star in New Peacock Comedy Series TWISTER METAL Photo Stephanie Beatriz Set to Star in New Peacock Comedy Series TWISTER METAL
by Michael Major - May 13, 2022

Peacock announced today that Stephanie Beatriz (Encanto, Brooklyn Nine-Nine) will star in the new action-comedy series TWISTED METAL, a live-action adaptation of the global video game phenomenon. Kitao Sakurai (The Eric Andre Show, Bad Trip) will executive produce and direct multiple episodes of the series. 

Peacock Announces New Comedy Series TWISTED METAL Photo Peacock Announces New Comedy Series TWISTED METAL
by Michael Major - Feb 28, 2022

Anthony Mackie (The Falcon and the Winter Soldier) is starring and executive producing. Mackie plays John Doe, a smart-ass milkman who talks as fast as he drives. With no memory of his past, John gets a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to make his wish of finding community come true, but only if he can survive an onslaught of savage vehicular combat.

Sarasota Concert Association Opens 2022 Music Matinee Series Photo Sarasota Concert Association Opens 2022 Music Matinee Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 27, 2021

The Sarasota Concert Association will open its 4-concert Music Matinee series on Wednesday, January 12at 12 noon in David Cohen Hall in the Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center.  Local Sarasota favorite Passerine will charm audiences with their vocal harmonies, original song writing and acoustical string sounds.

THURSFORD CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR Will Return in 2022; Tickets on Sale Now! Photo THURSFORD CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR Will Return in 2022; Tickets on Sale Now!
by Stephi Wild - Dec 16, 2021

This year’s award-winning production, which continues performances through until Monday 23rd December, has already been seen by 112,000 visitors from all over the world (including guests from as far as Texas) who have flocked to the tiny Norfolk village for this annual festive treat.  

Art Mulcahy Unleashes Steel Horses In ‚Äúthunder Road‚ÄĚ Official Music Video¬† Photo Art Mulcahy Unleashes Steel Horses In ‚Äúthunder Road‚ÄĚ Official Music Video¬†
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 24, 2021

Country Rock Artist and former United States Marine, Art Mulcahy's full-length album was underway when he told his Los Angeles based producer / mixer Jonathan Smith [a.k.a. TheRealJonSmith] he had written a new song called 'Thunder Road'.

Jonathan Smith Videos

VIDEO: 122 Performers Come Together For Virtual RAGTIME Medley VideoVIDEO: 122 Performers Come Together For Virtual RAGTIME Medley
by Stage Tube - Nov 6, 2020

NYC-based actor and A.M.D.A. alumni, Conor Stepnowski, assembled and directed over 120 actors and musicians to perform in a completely virtual medley of five songs from the Tony award winning musical Ragtime.

VIDEO: Go Inside the Studio for A BRONX TALE's 'Belmont Avenue'; Original Broadway Cast Album Out Today!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Ghostlight Records releases the album of the hit musical A BRONX TALE in digital formats today, Friday, March 24 with CDs in stores and online Friday, May 12. CDs will be available at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street), where the show is currently running, beginning mid-April. Below, go inside the recording studio with the cast performing 'Belmont Avenue'!

VIDEO: Rosie O'Donnell Confirms Bannon SNL Impersonation is a No-Go
by Caryn Robbins - Feb 20, 2017

Despite reports to the contrary,  Rosie O'Donnell will not be portraying Steve Bannon on NBC's SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE anytime soon


Jonathan Smith Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Jonathan Smith written?
Jonathan Smith has written 1 shows including Swing! (Composer/Lyricist).