This Week in the Jazz Department: Musician's Show with Ches Smith

Wednesday August 24, 2011 6-9pm: Tune in to the Musician's Show this week to hear from percussionist, drummer and vibraphonist Ches Smith. A versatile player and composer, Smith has recorded and performed in a variety of settings, including work with Marc Ribot's Ceramic Dog, the solo percussion project Congs for Brums and his quartet These Arches with Tony Malaby, Mary Halvorson and Andrea Parkins. Listen as Smith discusses his own work as well as recordings that influence his playing and composition. For more information, including dates for upcoming performances with These Arches, visit