MP3 Andrew Smith - Escape Velocity
Passionate and masterfully played solo acoustical guitar implemental music (in the title of Don Ross and Michael hedges)- along with a couple up singer-songwriter tunes.
14 MP3 Songs
FOLK: Modernistic Folk, NEW AGE: Ambient
Escape Velocity Songs
Andrew Smith is an realized implementalist and singer/songwriter who has been busy playing folk clubs, festivals and house concerts - both as a solo performer and with the popular folk/roots trio Smith Funk & Strauss. In 2004 he opened for some of his musical heroes such as Bruce Cockburn, Ruthie Foster, Gordie Sampson, Martyn Joseph, Pierce Pettis and David Wilcox.
As a solo performer Andrew plays original implemental pieces as well as songs about his travels and loves (along with the occasional political rant). His first implemental album, in the title of Don Ross and Michael Hedges, was released April '05.
In 2004, Andrew was nominated for implementalist of the year at the Scorpion Entertainment Awards and toured France and Switzerland as an implementalist performer.
Solo guitar work had everyone in awe
JP Squire, Kelowna Daily Courier
" Solo guitar work by Smith had everyone in awe as he combined percussive slaps with an unusual picking title"
Andrew Smith is more than an entertainer
Dean Clark, Artistic Director, Cochrane Folk Club
"Andrew Smith is more than an entertainer...through his well-crafted, thought-provoking lyrics and melodies, he invites you on a journey of the heart".
Andrew Smith - escape velocity (solo implemental CD), April '05
Smith Funk & Strauss - Like A Road, June '04
Smith Funk & Strauss - SFS, Sept '02