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HENRI SMITH GLOUCESTER  MA  US jazz-vocalists jazz-new orleans blues

Play Big Chief Big Chief
Play I Know It's Mardi Gras I Know It's Mardi Gras
Play Just a closer walk with thee Just a closer walk with thee
Play New Orleans New Orleans
Play Walk on By Walk on By
Play That Old Black Magic That Old Black Magic
Play Work Song Work Song
Play Cryin Time Cryin Time
Play Spanish Rice and Beans Spanish Rice and Beans
Play Them There Eyes Them There Eyes
Play Congo Nation Congo Nation
Play Do Ya Thing Do Ya Thing

Henri Smith New Orleans Friends & Flavours with Charles Neville
Mardi Gras 2006 in Boston & Concord, MA
Henri Smith with Charles Neville & Workingman's Jazz
Henri Smith sings America the Beautiful a capella
Blueberry Hil - Henri Smith's New Orleans Friends & Flavours
Henri Smith - Vocals
Ben - Keyboards
Amadee Castenell - Saxophone
John Loud - Drums
Tucker Linquist - Harmonica/Guitar
Danny Heath - Trombone
Vocalist Henri Smith has been thrilling audiences in his hometown of New Orleans, the birthplace of jazz, with his sophisticated swing and dramatic delivery of jazz, blues, and Cajun flavored music. He relocated to Massachusetts in 2005 after losing his home to the hurricane Katrina disaster.

New Orleans born and bred, Henri Smith has long been a radio personality on WWOZ FM, the radio arm of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Foundation. His radio show featured the contemporary jazz that he loves and now sings professionally. With many connections in the music world, he frequently served as emcee at the New Orleans Jazz Fest for artists such as Kermit Ruffins and Ellis Marsalis. As Smith was honing his skills as a singer at gigs around the city of New Orleans. It was the crowd-pleaser, Kermit Ruffins, who first offered Smith a spot during his show at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, bringing the velvet-throated singer exposure to an enthusiastic audience.

Now he has gathered together a band of Boston area musicians to continue the great musical traditions of his hometown.

Henri hosts N’Awlins East on Cape Ann TV and has appeared in numerous films and Television shows, including The Great Debaters, 21, The Game Plan, All the Kings Men, Double Jeopardy, Bride Wars, My Best Friends Girl, Pink Panther 2, The Box, Shutter Island and Edge of Darkness.


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