Grammy Award Winning guitarist Doug Smith, winner of the prestigious Winfield International Fingerstyle Competition in 2006, offers “stunning fingerpicking” according to Billboard Magazine.
His original music has been heard on radio and TV stations throughout the world, including CNN, ESPN, E’s “True Hollywood Story”, The Discovery Channel, The Martha Stewart Show and The View; his playing has been heard on the soundtracks of movies such as "Twister", "Moll Flanders" and the 2007's “August Rush”; and he has performed on the nationally syndicated radio programs "Echoes", "West Coast Live", and "River City Folk", as well as local radio and TV shows around the country.
Doug records for Solid Air Records, has over a dozen CDs to his credit, and lives and teaches in Vancouver, Washington, and his latest offerings are a performance/instructional DVD of his music, and a music/tab book, both published by Alfred.
Doug just picked up a Grammy Award, along with 11 other great guitarists, for his contribution to the Henry Mancini tribute CD “Pink Guitar”, which won the Grammy for Best Pop Instrumental CD!
In 2006 Doug competed with 40 other guitarists from around the world to win the International Fingerstyle Competition held at the Walnut Valley Bluegrass Festival in Winfield, Kansas.
Selected Doug Smith Discography:
Guitar Parts ( 2007)
Christmas Guitar (2007)
Pink Guitar (Mancini Tribute - 2004)
Power of Two (duo with Mark Hanson- 2001)
Alone At Last (1998)
Order of Magnitude (1991)
...and many more.
"Acoustic artistry at it's finest"
-- WNUA, Chicago
"Inviting melodies….Stunning fingerpicking"
-- Billboard Magazine
"Smith's fretboard brilliance continues to dazzle"
-- Fingerstyle Guitar Magazine
"As beautiful as any instrumental pieces you will ever hear"
-- Acoustic Guitar Magazine