Meet the musicians


Houston Smith

Houston Smith is an international performing artist, bandleader & creative entrepreneur, born and raised in Kansas City. Pursuing the professional music major w/ woodwind performance and music business concentrations, he received his Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA, studying with Terence Blanchard, Walter Beasley, Bill Pierce, Lenny Stallworth, Tia Fuller and Shamie Royston. As a teacher Smith is active in various private instruction and masterclass settings, currently on the faculty of the Kansas City Area Youth Jazz & Bird Boot Camp programs.