Luke Smith

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Last Show: Tuesday 8 th August 2023

PizzaExpress Live (Holborn)

Luke Smith brings his eclectic mix of Jazz Blues and Gospel to PizzaExpress Live. After a run of six sold out shows at the legendary Ronnie Scotts, Luke brings his show to one of his favourite London venues. Lukes uplifting compositions, soulful keyboard mastery and improvised wizardry, accompanied by an allstar band of some of the greatest musicians to grace our capital, this gig is definitely one not to be missed.

Special guests : 
7th August / Joy Rose vocals (Incognito ) + Kwame Yeboah (Guitar)
8th August / Joy Rose vocals (Incognito) + Gavin Holligan (Vocals) + Joon Switon (Guitar)

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“Luke Smith is a baaaadd man! Always a joy to work with”

Commissioner Gordon (Amy Winehouse, Carlos Santana, Lauryn Hill, Damien Marley)

Luke Smith the Musician, the Writer, the Producer, and the Artist, for 30 years an industry trailblazer. 

From his early years as a session musician Luke has now transitioned into highly respected solo artist amongst his piers. Lukes eclectic style ranges from from Jazz, Blues, Gospel and contemporary compositions.  

Starting as a young boy playing drums in church Luke soon went on to find a love for the keyboards and at the tender age of 17 got his first big break with a US tour and has never looked back. 

You may of listened to something Luke wrote or played on without even realising. And you’ll see from his discography the quality of Lukes musical talent and contributions. 

Production, writing and playing on albums such as the critically acclaimed: Amy Winehouse - Frank album; BB King- 80

Andrew Lloyd Webber - Unmasked; Luke also worked with the late great George Michael and was hand picked to play on the Patience Album.

Luke went on to become an integral part of George Michaels musical line up, recording 3 more albums Symphonica , 25 Live and Live in London also playing a key role on George’s 25 Live tour, with 106 shows around the world to an amazing 1.3 Million people grossing $200 million.

After contracting COVID back in 2020 Luke went through a torrid time and in fact it was touch and go if he would make it out the other end, he promised himself in those darker moments that he would make appoint of releasing music as a solo artist if he pulled through.

Fortunately for all of us he did pull through and released his debut single Traveling 3 months later entering number one in the iTunes Charts.

Since then Luke has released 6 singles and an album. With another album due in the autumn of 2023.

Band Line Up

Luke Smith (keyboard)

Jerry Brown (drums)

David Mrakpor (bass)

Charlie Allen (guitar)

Andrew Ross (sax)

Sid Gauld (trumpet)