The BRUCE SMITH DUO

Smaller Group - Big Sound!

We play everything from jazz to R&B, to Pop with instrumental and vocal included!  We also perform Music Plus Shows featuring artists and music of the past 50 years with multimedia included.  

What we play...

Music of Frank Sinatra, Stevie Wonder, Steely Dan, Earth Wind and Fire, Esperanza Spaulding, and Al Jarreau - how's that for variety and depth of repertoire!


Music Plus Shows

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What Is It?

  Music PLUS! is a 45 minute show featuring The Bruce Smith Duo  or Bruce Smith as a soloist performing music by a celebrated artist or theme, while sharing the story of this artist or music in word and slideshow. It is a multimedia "info-tainment" event 

like no other!  

Available Shows

                                          "Hail To The Duke"


  The classic music of one of America's most gifted musicians is featured as his life story is told. Enjoy classics like "Satin Doll", "Don't Get Around Much Anymore", and "Take The A Train" in this exciting music and slideshow presentation!  

                                     "Remembering Sinatra"


  The music and story of one of the most influential singers in American history is told in music and slideshow. The music by the "Chairman of the Board" includes hits like "All Of Me", "I've Got You Under My Skin", "Come Fly With Me", New York, New York", and "My Way".  

                  "The Great American Songbook Show"


  From places like Tin Pan Ally, Broadway, Hollywood, and Nashville, classic songs by artists like Cole Porter, Tony Bennett, Frank Sinatra, George Gershwin, and many others. This exciting music and slideshow presentation hits all the hits of yesteryear!  

                 "I Could Have Danced All Night"


We celebrate the great ballroom dance styles of yesteryear.  We'll examine the foxtrot, the waltz, and latin dance styles like the cha-cha, the bossa nova and the samba.  This show will get your feet a tappin' and you may even want to get up and dance all night!

                        "Tony Bennett: The Comeback Kid!"


The amazing story of this resilient, and iconic singer is told in music and video.  We highlight his early career, and his amazing comeback in his later years to be the remarkable symbol of great music today.  We feature songs like "The Best Is Yet To Come", "Put On A Happy Face", "Steppin' Out With My Baby" and his worldwide hit "I Left My Heart In San Fransisco".  

                                       "The Classics of the 40's & 50's"


The stories of the songs that were more than just popular, but stood the test of time to become "Classics of the 1940's and 50's." Songs like "Chattanooga Choo-Choo", "All of Me", "Take The A" Train", "White Christmas", and "Beyond The Sea", just to name a few,  are chronicled in this music and multimedia show.  



                       "Bing Crosby: The Original Crooner"


Bing Crosby was the original crooner.  In this multimedia show, we’ll discuss his life and great music spanning over 50 years.  We perform such great songs as “Alexander’s Ragtime Band”,   “I’ll Be Seeing You”, “I’ve Got The World On A String”, “Counting Your Blessings”, and “Young At Heart”. 




About Us

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Music PLUS! Performance Fees

Weekday Mornings/Afternoons         Weekends

  • Duo         $200                                     $300
  • Solo          $125                                       $150  

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Booking Information

  You can contact us by email at: smithjazz@nc.rr.com 

And we can be reached by phone at: (919) 244-0459