Born in Austin, TX, Jerome Smith has been a professional musician for almost 20 years. Playing music has taken him all over the world including Los Angeles for the Grammy's; Orlando for Disney World show bands, Beijing and Shanghai, China on orchestra tours, United Kingdom and South America on Royal Caribbean and Norwegian Cruise Lines; teaching at the International School of Moscow, Russia, just to name a few. Jerome has also worked with Arturo Sandoval, Carlos Santana, Bobby Caldwell, Robert Glasper, and others in his professional career. He delights in teaching, as music enriches the soul.