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2019 Jazz & Beyond Carson City Music Festival at Bob McFadden Plaza

Bob McFadden Plaza

August 19th @ 7:30pm

“Dallas Smith Band”


Dallas Smith, from Reno, Nevada, plays flutes, clarinet, and saxophones. For his concert at the Carson City Jazz Festival, Dallas will feature his original compositions which are contained on his most recent albums, My Original Standards and Snapshots in Time. Dallas’s compositions are happy, melodic, and rhythmically sophisticated. His quartet consists of musicians with whom he’s collaborated musically in various groups for many years. They are: Kris Landrum on piano, Hans Halt on bass, and Eric Middleton on drums. Dallas performs locally with his wife, harpist Susan Mazer, the Reno Jazz Orchestra, and the Latin band No Comprende. His is heard on KNCJ, Reno public radio, every Saturday evening from 6-10pm on Saturday Night Jazz, which he produces together with Scot Marshall. Besides his love of jazz, Dallas is a lifelong student of North Indian classical music, playing the bansuri, bamboo flute.