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Zachary Smith


Best known for his work with the Dixie Power Trio (twelve years, 6 CD's), Zack has been a full-time professional trumpet player since graduating from the University of North Texas in 1986. His writing credits include a jazz articulation instructional book for high school and college big bands, and a number of works for 12-piece big bands. The Beltway Brass Quintet is a project he began in 2003, with the help of Chas T. Peterson.

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Video 11/29/2016: Zachary Smith and the Dixie Power Trio

Zachary Smith and the Dixie Power Trio fuse together traditional New Orleans music elements like zydeco and jazz with rock ’n roll to present a fun, original onstage experience.

Zachary Smith