Bassist/Composer Sean Smith is a deeply dedicated musician and an artist of great integrity. He is leader of The Sean Smith Quartet, co-leader of The Humanity Quartet, and is also a highly valued sideman with numerous credits including many prominent artists of our time. For 30 plus years, Smith has toured and performed all over the world. He has participated in two acclaimed Grammy nominated projects, both as composer and bassist. His composition “Song For The Geese” is the title track of renowned vocalist Mark Murphy’s Grammy nominated RCA/BMG album, and his playing on Into The Blue (EMI/Blue Note) with Jacky Terrasson and Emmanuel Pahud was also a Grammy Award nominee.


Sean is also an avid animal lover.

"His originals are highly listenable...thought provoking music for both head and heart." Ira Gitler

"Quiet, poetic, and lyrical, Sean Smith reminds us that the best jazz comes from the heart, not merely from the mind or the fingers." James Gavin