Steve Smith

Steve Smith is one of the country’s top mandolin players. He’s an outstanding educator who has taught privately for 35 years and at more than 65 camps. Along with his work with the duo Tim May and Steve Smith, the Roots/Bluegrass group The Hard Road Trio, and the Alan Munde Gazette, Steve has appeared at numerous festivals. In addition to his 40 years of coast-to-coast touring, Smith has performed all over the world and in a variety of venues such as musical theater; he composed and performed the score for a production of the Sam Shepard play “Curse of the Starving Class.” Steve has appeared on over 50 albums as a performer and producer, and his music has been heard on countless radio stations across the U.S. and on the Discovery channel, the History channel, and even the Weather channel. Steve is a proud endorser of Ellis Mandolins and GHS Strings.

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