Taking new steps on the grand musical journey, Bill Smith has found the ability to ferment futuristic songs with classic rock instrumentation and has been leaving music fans in Chicago breathless with their heavy hitting sound. Featuring a repertoire of solid original songs seething with hooks and tastefully chosen covers, this is a band that holds a consistently high level of energy through out their sets.
The tour de force that is Bill Smith can be seen playing shows in and around the Fort Collins, CO area where the band is now based. The versatility of their sound, which spans from jazz to electronica, appeals to a wide variety, while the band itself has a distinct identity that anchors their music. Members of Bill Smith have perform with or opened for such national acts as Galactic, Keller Williams, Robert Randolph & the Family Band, Steele Pulse, Jon Fishman, Billy Branch, Merle Saunders, Maktub, Big Head Todd & the Monsters, Great American Taxi featuring Vince Herman, EOTO, Lotus and performed at both Summer Camp and 10,000 Lakes Festival 2008.
Chuck Maxwell â€“ Drums
Nick Dalessandro â€“ Sax, Vocals, EWI (Electronic Wind Instrument)
Ean Smith â€“ Bass, Vocals
Dank â€“ Guitar, Vocals
Dan Bartow â€“ Keys
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