The Darren Smith Story:

Some of the artists DGS has worked with:  Sarah Brightman, Yoshiki, Steven Perkins (Jane’s Addiction), Sonny Moore a.k.a. Skrillex, Ogre (Skinny Puppy), Anthony Stewart Head, Alexa Vega, Paris Hilton, Sophie B. Hawkins, Patrick Swayze, Paul Sorvino, Elliott Sharp, Samm Bennett, Richard Fortus (Guns & Roses),  Ray Luzier (Korn), Jerry Marotta (Peter Gabriel),  Poe, Nina Bergmann, Joseph Bishara, Bill Moseley (Buckethead), and Nancy Long.

                 DGS studied South Indian music and ethnomusicology at Wesleyan University, earned a Bachelor of Music from New York University, studied jazz piano with Fred Simmons, studied guitar with the late Vic Trigger, played in the NY Consulate Javanese Gamelan ensemble, and took banjo lessons with Peter Tork of The Monkees.