Jeremy Smith is a percussive artist whose unique versatility allows him to move seamlessly among 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, North Africa, India, Spain, the Middle East, and the U.S. He performs regularly with flamenco guitarist and composer Andreas Arnold, Peruvian music group Festejation, Middle-Eastern music collective Brooklyn Nomads, and global jazz quintet Mr. Ho's Orchestrotica. He has been a featured player in performances with the Boston Symphony Orchestra and Hudson Valley Philharmonic. 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. Other collaborations and performances include the New York Gypsy All-Stars, Farah Siraj, Antonio Lizana, Jorge Glem, Al Margen Flamenco, Fleur Seule Latin Big Bang, Terraza 7 Big Band, Zāna, Quentin Angus, NY Andalus Ensemble, Megumi Saruhashi, Barbara Martinez, Adam Maalouf, Johanna Castañeda, 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. Jeremy received his Bachelor of Music degree from the Juilliard School.