WorldCat Identities

Smith, Ches

Overview
Works: 95 works in 200 publications in 3 languages and 1,298 library holdings
Genres: Jazz  Free jazz  Folk music  Chamber music  Folk songs  Popular music  Musical settings  Jazz-rock (Music)  Songs  Third stream (Music) 
Roles: Instrumentalist, Author, Performer, Singer, Composer, Musician, Other, Creator
Classifications: M1366.M37, 785.065
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ches Smith
Away with you by Mary Halvorson( Recording )

4 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Snakeoil by Tim Berne( Recording )

1 edition published in 2012 and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uncharted territories by Dave Holland( Recording )

6 editions published in 2018 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dave Holland is joined by Craig Taborn, on piano and electronics, and Ches Smith on percussion and also Evan Parker on saxophone. In addition to quartet improvisations, they also broke off into every possible subset of duo and trio configurations. The group also recorded two compositions by Smith and one by Holland. A resulting 23 tracks present a series of deep, multi-layered conversations between the musicians, some of whom were interacting for the first time
Saturn sings by Mary Halvorson( Recording )

1 edition published in 2010 and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shadow man by Tim Berne( Recording )

3 editions published in 2013 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fantastic Mrs. 10 by Tim Berne( )

3 editions published in 2020 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The painted bird by John Zorn( Recording )

5 editions published in 2016 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trusting in the rising light by Robin Williamson( Recording )

7 editions published in 2014 in 3 languages and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Bell by Ches Smith( Recording )

3 editions published in 2016 and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diatom ribbons by Kris Davis( Recording )

1 edition published in 2019 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sun of Goldfinger by David Torn( Recording )

8 editions published in 2019 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Torn/Berne/Smith trio, features alone on two of this album's three intense tracks whose vast sonic tapestries belie the fact that only a trio is weaving them, with live electronics by Torn and Smith expanding the aural envelope. The third track showcases an extended ensemble with two extra guitars, keyboards, and a string quartet; it's an otherworldly creation, ranging from hovering atmospherics to dark-hued lyricism to storming, sky-rending grandeur
Dragon's head by Mary Halvorson Trio( Recording )

3 editions published in 2008 in Undetermined and No Linguistic content and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a convex mirror by John Zorn( Recording )

1 edition published in 2018 and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Party intellectuals by Ceramic Dog (Musical group)( Recording )

9 editions published in 2008 in 3 languages and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orphic machine by Ben Goldberg( Recording )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben Goldberg is a Colorado native with a music degree from the University of California
Book of Mæ'bul : another kind of sunrise by Darius Jones Quartet( Recording )

1 edition published in 2012 and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Your turn by Ceramic Dog (Musical group)( Recording )

5 editions published in 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Almost truths and open deceptions by Annie Gosfield( Recording )

2 editions published in 2012 and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Annie is a composer of great imagination whose work brings together noise, traditional notation and improvisation..." --promotional flyer
Cheol-kkot-sae = (Steel.flower.bird) by Okkyung Lee( Recording )

1 edition published in 2018 in Korean and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

NeXus I : Cascadia by Timba Harris( Recording )

2 editions published in 2012 in Undetermined and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Ches Smith

Languages
English (17)

German (2)

Korean (1)