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Tommy Smith

The secret history of the jazz greats who were freemasons

Jazz and freemasonry are unlikely bedfellows, but in the 1950s, the secret society became a support network for musicians and the worlds largest fraternity for black men, among them Duke Ellington and Sun Ra When the City of London festival found ou

Whispering of the Stars - Tommy Smith & Brian Kellock

Two of Scotland's greatest jazz artists, saxophonist Tommy Smith and pianist Brian Kellock, team up to bring you a beautiful and imaginative duo album. Not surprisingly, the press has applauded them with phrases such as "bewitching layers of delicacy",

Mira - Paolo Vinaccia, Tommy Smith & Arild Andersen

This album brings together three talented musicians and features tracks such as 'Bygone' and 'Rossetti'. The Guardian gave it three stars saying: "the sheer depth and lustre of this trio's sound can invite you to start purring in grateful imitation".

In the Spirit of Duke - Scottish National Jazz Orchestra, Tommy Smith, Brian Kellock

Scotland's award-winning, internationally acclaimed jazz orchestra delivers an authentic Ellington experience under the leadership of saxophonist-director Tommy Smith with special guest, pianist Brian Kellock. Recorded on tour in Scotland in October 20