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 Juilliard, his interests lie in the vast array of modern and folkloric percussion traditions from around the world such as those found in South America, Africa, India, the Middle East, and jazz. He was invited to the International Percussion Festival in Seoul, South Korea as a solo world percussion concert artist in 2016. He has performed with a variety of groups and musicians such as Latin Grammy nominee Luisito Quintero, Jorge Glem, Terraza 7 Big Band, Festejation, La Pachamambo, Los Crema Paraiso, Juancho Herrera, Aimua Eghobamien, and many more. He is a member of the Boston-based quintet Mr. Ho’s Orchestrotica as well as the innovative Middle Eastern music group Brooklyn Nomads led by oudist Hadi Eldebek. As an educator of hand percussion, Jeremy meets with students from around the U.S. via Skype or live in New York City.