Whether you know me   from the dozens of country artists I've worked with, the radio hits I've played on, or from crazy world tours like Kid Rock, there's something here for everyone. I've recently added tons of new stuff including a bunch of new photos, videos and mp3's, as well as a news blog and a "Hire Me" page where you can find out more about the services I offer: remote recording, via the internet, and also hiring me as producer for your music. Come back often, and feel free to drop me a line and let me know what you think!
Smith

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Critical Acclaim
"...Smith Curry helped rev thing up with Link Wray-like tough guy guitar riffing."--The Los Angeles Times

"Marvelous Dobro backup work by Smith Curry"-- The San Francisco Chronicle

"A great player, and a great hang!" -- Warren Haynes (guitar for Gov't Mule, The Grateful Dead, The Allman Brothers Band)

"Sizzling Solo!"--Cleveland Beacon Journal

"There is a real joy and love of music in this tape...I enjoyed listening to it very much."--Anne Robinson President/CEO Windham Hill Productions

"Fancy guitar and Dobro picking...Impressive!"--BAM Magazine

"Tortuously beautiful Dobro!"--San Francisco Folk Music Club newsletter

 

 

Bio and Work Experience

The past twenty years have provided a diverse list of accomplishments.
I have toured with acts ranging from uber-star Kid Rock to British synth/pop stars Erasure.
I am a Session Player with credits including CMA, ASCAP and ACM songs of the year.
Working as a Sideman with over 100 major-label Country artists such as Rascal Flatts, Taylor Swift, and Randy Travis

I have played major-label master sessions for legendary producers like Paul Worley, James Stroud, Don Cook, Blake Chancey, Kyle Lehning, Chuck Howard, and Ron Chancey.

My compositional talents can be heard alongside Jerry Douglas's and Ricky Skaggs's in the score for the HBO movie "The Grave", and on his upcoming solo record “American Idle”.

Productions/TV-Appearances/Entertainers that I have played with:

Latest Productions

Entertainers that I have played with:

Big and Rich.....Warner Bros
Runaway June---Broken Bow
Adam Craig----Broken Bow
Carly Pearce---Big Machine
Brothers Osborne---EMI
Trace Adkins----Capitol
Zac Brown----Southern Ground
Walker Hayes---Capitol
Montgomery Gentry----Columbia
Dillon Carmichael---Riser House
Charley Farley---Average Joe's
Demun Jones----Average Joe's
Jason Aldean - Broken Bow
Wynonna Judd - Curb Records
Randy Travis -Word
Dolly Parton - RCA
Merle Haggard - Epic
Rascal Flatts - Lyric Street
Chris Janson - Columbia
Keith Urban
Jon Bon Jovi
Robert Randolph
Toby Keith
David Grisman
John Hartford
Clint Black
Hank Williams Jr.
Lorrie Morgan
Bill Monroe
Martina McBride
Deanna Carter
Terri Clark
Clay Walker
Jo Dee Messina
Gretchen Wilson
Big&Rich
James Otto
Bret Michaels
Billy Dean
Willie Nelson - Atlantic
Kris Kristofferson - Monument
Taylor Swift - Big Machine
Kid Rock - Atlantic
Billy Gibbons.....Warner Bros
Runaway June.....Broken Bow
Cole Swindell - Warner Brothers
David Nail - MCA
Kelsea Ballerini - Black River
Maddie and Tae - Republic, Dot
Raelynn - Valory Music Group
Danielle Bradbery - Big Machine
Tyler Farr - Columbia
Brett Eldredge - Atlantic
Dan+Shay - Warner Brothers
Thomas Rhett - Valory Music Group
Doug Stone - Columbia
The Kinleys - Epic
Phil Vassar - Arista
Sarah Evans - RCA
Mickey Guyton ….Capitol
Tanya Tucker - Capitol
Little Big Town - Epic
Pam Tillis - Arista
Steel Magnolia - Big Machine
Leighton Meester - Universal
Tammy Cochran - Epic
Carolyn Johnson - Arista
Emily West - Capitol
Trent Tomlinson - Lyric Street
Radney Foster - Arista
The Road Hammers - Montage
Whiskey Falls - Midas
Mindy Mcready - BNA records
Colt Ford - Average Joe's
Randy Houser - Universal South
Dean Miller - Universal South
Dave Wilson - Lyric Street
Thompson Square …..Broken Bow
James Otto - Warner Brothers
Halfway to Hazard - Mercury
Rodney Atkins - Curb
Josh Thompson - Sony
Julie Roberts - Mercury
Crawford/West - Warner Brothers
Danni Leigh - Monument
Mila Mason - Atlantic
Ashley Gearing - Curb
Amie Comeaux - Polydor
Lonestar - BNA
Love and Theft - BNA
Ty Herndon.....Epic
Ray Scott - Warner Brothers
Frankie Ballard - Warner Brothers
Sundy Best - Entertainment One
Dustin Lynch - Broken Bow
Brandy Clark - Slate Creek Records
Dean Brody - Broken Bow
Jarrod Niemann - Arista Nashville
Kree Harrison... Red Plaid Records
Kristin Bell - Disney
Parmalee - Broken Bow
Erasure - Mute Records
Billy Yates - Columbia
Allison Moorer - MCA
LeeAnn Rimes - Asylum/Curb
Bobby Pinson - RCA
Jamie O'Neill - Capitol
Mike Walker - Dreamworks
Trinni Triggs - Curb
Clay Davidson - Virgin
Billy Gilman.....Sony
Billy Currington - Mercury
Katrina Elam - Universal South
Jana Kramer - Warner Brothers
The Invite - Warner Brothers

Television Appearances

the Nashville Star house band in 2005
The Tonight Show
The Late Show with David Letterman
The ACM Awards
CMT's Prime Time Country
CMT's Most Wanted Live
The Grand Ole Opry
CNN's Showbiz Today
The CMA Awards
CMT's Outlaws Special with Kid Rock
GAC with Taylor Swift
GAC with Sherrie Austin
The Gwyneth Paltrow film “Country Strong” 2010
The “Dottie West Story” 1995

Videos


Makayla Lynn
2018 ECMA Country Recording Winner - "AMEN"

with Jerry Krahn
Lady Be Good at Two Old Hippies Subclip

with Loud Jamz
Loud Jamz LIVE From High Watt "Low Rider"

with Randy Houser
Randy Houser

with Tammy Cochran
Tammy Cochran

with Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift

with Jason Meadows
Jason Meadows

with The Kinleys
The Kinleys

with Erasure
Erasure

with Rodney Atkins
Rodney Atkins

with Tim Montana
Tim Montana

with Rascall Flatts
Rascal Flatts

with Kid Rock
Kid Rock

with The Kinleys
The Kinleys

with The Outlaws
The Outlaws

Multi Intrumentalist and Producer For Hire

REMOTE RECORDING:
I play on dozens of projects in my studio every year for clients who reside all over the globe. If you have a recording project that needs that "Nashville Sound", all it takes is an  email  and the same great playing and tone you've heard on gold and platinum albums from Jason Aldean, Taylor Swift, Billy Currington and more can be part of your music too.

PRODUCER:
Whether you are a songwriter that needs professional sounding demos for your songs, or an aspiring artist that wants to make a world class record, I and my team of musicians and engineers can give your music the same polish and spirit that is in your idol's recordings.... Because we play for them too! Give us a shout and we will find a plan that fits your budget.

Feel free to check out the rest of the site, especially the clips and videos, and if you would like more information don't hesitate to send me an  email.  Thanks and I look forward to working together!

 

 

 

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