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Jay Smith Group

Jay Smith Group

Jazz / Experimental / Latin Bakersfield, CA  US
Groove
Groove
Santana
Santana
Don't Kill My Vibe
Don't Kill My Vibe
Monk This (Trio)
Monk This (Trio)
I Shot the Sheriff
I Shot the Sheriff

Discography

  • 01e058194719397897e8a2e3ac3e73d00d7f1c41
    Too Many Notes Released on Nov 14, 2014
  • Unashamed portrayal
    Unashamed Portrayal Released on Oct 14, 2011

Videos

Bakersfield Jazz Festival 2015 promo

Shows

  • Sat

    Aug 15

    Bakersfield, CA, US | 6:00pm

    Mento Buru will be bringing the FunkyLatinReggaeMamboSkaCumbia to the Mercado Latino Tianguis! Bring the whole familia out for some fun, music, food, dancing and bebidas sabrosas! AJUA! SEE YOU THERE!

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  • Thu

    Aug 20

    Bakersfield, CA, US | 7:00pm

    The Marketplace 2015 "Concerts by The Fountain" summer series! It's free, all ages, and one of the best shows of the year! Bring the whole family and let's have a ball! Lawn chairs and blankets welcome!

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  • Fri

    Sep 4

    Bakersfield, CA, US | 6:00pm

    One of the most successful downtown First Friday art shows of the year returns to Metro Galleries for a big 6th year! LATINATION VII! Opening September 5th at Metro during First Friday! Special live set by Mento Buru! Free food by El Pueblo and a great bar! Fantastic margaritas! Dancing! Ahua! FREE ADMISSION! Visit: www.themetrogalleries.com for more updates!

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  • Fri

    Sep 4

    Bakersfield, CA, US | 9:30pm

    THE 2015 RESIDENCY CONTINUES! THERE WILL BE RITMO! Mento Buru & DJ Mikey return for a First Friday exskavaganza downstairs at Sandrini's! SPECIAL GUEST OPENER TBA! FUNKY LATIN SKA REGGAE HIP-HOP PUNK JAZZ! IRIE! 9:30pm / $5 / Sandrini's Bar / 661-322-8900 Mark your calendars! Will pack out! See you there!

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  • Sat

    Sep 12

    Bakersfield, CA, US | 6:00pm

    MENTO BURU RETURNS TO ROCK THE VILLAGE FEST FOR 2015! CATCH US AT 9PM! DON'T FORGET THE AFTER PARTY AT ELEMENTS VENUE NEXT DOOR IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING VILLAGEFEST WITH MENTO BURU & DJ MIKEY LIVE! Visit: www.bakersfieldvillagefest.com for more info!

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  • George Estochin (Musician)
    George Estochin
    Hey guys just stopped by to say hello take care and God Bless George from dirtroadsunset stop by when you have a chance
  • 💀MINDBENT💀 (Artist)
    💀MINDBENT💀
    MINDBENT - Keep up the great work.
  • capacity Val (Fan)
    capacity Val
    dig your style! if you need any help, hit up http://bit.ly/1vgpD1Y and tell em I sent you.
  • The Luv Daleks (Artist)
    The Luv Daleks
    WIld and Wickedly Great.
  • Bob Bunce (Artist)
    Bob Bunce
    Dig it ! Outside the box. Your gig would be a destination if I wasn't back east.
  • Phantom Trap (Artist)
    Phantom Trap
    Very cool! Great sound!!

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Members

Jay Smith

Jay Smith

Piano, Organ, Synth

Cesareo Garasa

Drums

Patrick Contreras

Violin

Jay Jay Hicks

Bass

James Russell

Saxophone

Fernando Montoya

Bass

Marlon Mackey

Vocals

About

Sounds Like: Chick Corea, Return To Forever, Weather Report, Hiromi Uehara, Snarky Puppy

Label: Jay Smith Group

Manager: Jay Smith

Bio: Jay Smith has performed with dozens of
groups all over the US and Europe in a wide range of
music from bebop and jazz fusion to latin rock and funk.
He has worked or opened up for groups and musicians as
Carl Saunders, Poncho Sanchez, Jeff Coffin,
Allan Holdsworth, Malo, Ozomatli, Clayton Camero...See Full Bio

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Status

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Q: #275? Did you tank on purpose just to launch the biggest comeback in RN history?

A: Yes! That's exactly what I did!

Asked by J2 and The Bizzness. Answered on Mon Dec 15 2014

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  • Song Plays 6,484
  • Video Plays 1,875
  • Total Fans 12,641
  • ReverbNation Fans 2,679
  • Facebook Likes 5,447
  • Twitter Followers 1,120
  • YouTube Subscribers 2,497
  • Mobile App Users 14
  • Widget Impressions +4 49,972

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