Ches Smith

Elected to the Hall of Fame

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    Jamaaladeen Tacuma, one of 52 grant recipients, received $40,000 to return to his hometown in North Carolina and create a music work space .

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    Ches Smith (center, seated), with the cross-cultural octet We All Break, explores his fascination with Vodou drumming on Path Of Seven Colors.

    Ches Smith Runs the Vodou Down

    Drummer/composer Ches Smith got into Vodou drumming almost by accident. As a graduate student studying music at Mills…

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    Marc Ribot’s Ceramic Dog is set to release YRU Still Here? on April 27. The band includes drummer Ches Smith (left), bassist Shahzad Ismaily and guitarist Ribot.