BIOGRAPHY

Professional Trumpet player, brass teacher,
singer, songwriter.
Trumpet Strumpet.

Cameron has been working as a performer and instrumental music teacher since graduating from USQ in 2002 where he majored in Trumpet performance.

Growing up playing in a wide variety of community ensembles led to a love of collaborating and performing different styles of music from jazz combos to symphony and musical orchestras. 

Cameron’s’ 1st love however is the music of New Orleans and he regularly performs and writes music in the trad jazz and second line styles.

As a performer Cameron has toured nationally and internationally playing festivals as diverse as the Woodford Folk Festival, Edinburgh Fringe and Wuxi festival in China. Other tour highlights include Black Mountain Unplugged in Far North Qld and the UB Jazz club in Ulaan Bataar Mongolia.

Currently Cameron is based in Lismore, working for the Northern Rivers Conservatorium of Music, teaching brass and woodwind and conducting school bands. Cameron performs regularly with Trad Jazz and originals band The Magnificence, Afrobeat band Timbuktu and New Orleans Brass Band The Broken Levee Brass Band

© 2017 Cameron Smith.