Coastin' Creative Music Conversations: Warren Smith
Join Taylor Ho Bynum and Hop Ensemble Fellow Noah Campbell '21 for a discussion with Warren Smith on music, improv, and creative practice. Warren Smith is a percussionist, composer, activist and educator with a seven-decade career in creative music and among the first generation of Black creative musicians to teach in higher education. His career includes work with Max Roach, Tony Williams, Charles Mingus, Janis Joplin, Aretha Franklin, Van Morrison, Roberta Flack, Miles Davis, Gil Evans, John Cage, Harry Partch and countless others — he is also a gifted storyteller, a fountain of living history. He also has a long friendship and collaboration with Bill Cole, and performed at Dartmouth many times during Cole's tenure at the school.