Jeremy Smith is a percussive artist whose unique versatility allows him to move seamlessly among numerous musical worlds. While the foundation of his playing comes from his classical training at The Juilliard School, his interests lie in a wide range of folkloric and modern percussion traditions from around the globe such as those found in South America, Africa, India, Spain, the Middle East, and jazz. In 2016 he was invited to the International Percussion Festival in Seoul, South Korea as a solo world percussion concert artist. In the Fall of 2017 he toured the U.S. with The Knights chamber orchestra featuring guest artists Avi Avital and Kinan Azmeh. He performs and tours regularly with the exotica global jazz quintet Mr. Ho’s Orchestrotica, as well as handpan artist Adam Maalouf and his project Future Tribe. He has also performed and/or recorded with artists such as New York Gypsy All-Stars, Jorge Glem, Andreas Arnold, Terraza 7 Big Band, Zashaz, Festejation, La Pachamambo, GLANK, Aimua Eghobamien and many more. As a passionate educator of hand percussion, Jeremy has presented clinics and classes at the University of Michigan, Columbia University, and Bowling Green State University. He also meets regularly with students from around the U.S. via Skype or live at his home New York City.