Cecilia Smith
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Cecilia Smith Small Ensembles
Mary Lou Williams Resurgence Project
Dark Triumph
Crossing Bridges


Ms. Smith is featured on the DIGABLE PLANETS release " BLOWOUT COMB" which was released on the EMI record label. Cecilia is also featured on a Japanese release, "CARMEN R&B" with vibist YOSHI KATORI that was recorded in Paris, France for the 3361 BLACK label and released in Japan. She also appears on bassist LONNIE PLAXICOS' MUSE recording, " SHORT TAKES." She is also a part of vocalists LEONORA ZENZALAI HELMS April 1999 release on the J-CURVE recording label titled "SPIRIT CHILD."

Ms. Smith also has performed and recorded with BLUE NOTE recording artist, CASSANDRA WILSON on her March 1999 release entitled "Travelling Miles." This work was premiered at JAZZ at LINCOLN CENTER.

Ms. Smith has 4 c.d. on which she is a bandleader. Her first C.D. was released in 1992 is titled "THE TAKEOFF - Cecilia Smith Vibraphonist". Her second C.D. "CSQ: Volume II" was released in the summer of 1995. "CSQ Volume II stayed on the charts 20 weeks. Her third C.D. titled "HIGH STANDARDS" was released late September 1996. High Standards received 3 ½ stars from the November '97 issue of DOWNBEAT magazine. High Standards also charted for more than 20 weeks reaching #14 on the Gavin Chart. Her newest C.D., "LEAVE NO STONE UNTURNED." LEAVE NO STONE…. was released in the late fall of 1997. LEAVE NO STONE ….. features Gary Bartz. Cecil Bridgewater and Greg Osby. This release reached #12 on the Gavin Chart.


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