Charlie Smith

Charlie is a Colorado native, growing up in Denver and graduating from University of Northern Colorado (UNC) in 1985. For two years in the late 80's he toured nationally with the Glen Miller Band. When asked how this came about, he said he knew a guy in Greeley that was asked to join the band but couldn't go. Charlie was auditioned and filled in for him. He also played with the Woody Herman band, under the leadership of Stew Jackson for several years, as well as at Disney World in Orlando, Florida.

In Colorado he's been a member of the Pearl Street Jazz Band and Dixieland Express. Currently he's with Your Father's Mustache and will be playing the trumpet with them at the Sacramento Jazz Festival over Memorial Day weekend and at BFJ's September 18th festival