Winner of the Parliamentary Jazz Award for Best Media, 2019
London based cellist, composer, improviser, bandleader and educator. Smart has led the ‘world jazz’ group Melange and worked with a broad range of collaborators. “Long Story Short”, her album debut as a leader released in February 2019.
"The album covers an impressive amount of musical and geographical ground with its range of styles and influences. Smart’s playing, both with and without the bow, is exceptional throughout,"