Nick Smith, Piano/keyboardist with the Tonight Show Band was the musical director and keyboardist for Grammy-winning artist Stanley Clarke for ten years.
Nick has toured with various artists including Stevie Wonder, Queen Latifah, Kenny Garrett, Michel Polnareff, Kirk Whalum, and Marcus Miller.
Nick, an alumnus of the prestigious Berklee College of Music, has scored for film and TV. Some of the movie projects include Brown Sugar, Eddie, and Sprung. In 2004, Nick released an independent Jazz CD project titled It’s Like That.
The CD features Stanley Clarke, Dennis Chambers and David Sanchez. Nick is currently working on new projects.