Friday, May 18, 2018

USA: D' Laurent Smith-Time + Space (2018)

Darrell Smith, one of the top keyboardists on the touring and recording circuit will release his debut album TIME + SPACE on April 15, 2018. With a list of credits that includes working with a diverse group of artists such as Stevie Nicks, Jay-Z, Elton John, Cher, k.d. Lang, Vanessa Carlton, Dave Stewart, Anita Baker, Lady Antebelum and Darlene Love (amongst many others), the album is sure to spark interest with fans and musicians alike. 

Time + Space showcases Smith’s love for Jazz, Pop and Classical music and was recorded, mastered and engineered by Grammy winning engineer Phil Tan in Atlanta. The album is comprised of eleven songs and includes performances from a number of musical luminaries such as Grammy nominated saxophone player Boney James ( “Hand In Hand”), Nigerian singer Ola Onabule (“Mr. & Mrs. Smith”), Singers Romeo Johnson and Tanyell Thomas (“I Believe”) and musician, singer and songwriter Donnell Spencer(Come On) Adds Boney James, “Darrell has been a valued friend and collaborator for over 25 years. Many of my favorite tracks on my own records were co-written and played on by him. He always brings a unique approach to the music.”