P. D. Smith

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Deeper Roots

Classical Guitar in the Age of Enlightenment

"Since settling down here in North Central Florida, it's been my great fortune to collaborate on an amazing variety of performances and recordings with literally hundreds of talented artists in concert venues, festivals, and studios throughout this culturally diverse region. I've been nourished and sustained by unique musical experiences shared within these generous communities of inspiration and encouragement."

Concert Appearances Have Included...

Nature Coast Friends of Blues Concert Series, Jazz at Silver Springs Concert Series, Jacksonville Beach Jazz Series, Downhome Jazz Festival, Inverness Courthouse Jazz Series, Appalachee Blues Society Concerts Series, Gainesville Cultural Affairs Concert Series, Jazz at the Webber, Tioga Summer Concert Series, Florida Folk Festival, Central Florida Symphony Orchestra Concerts, Hold Back the Waters Festival, Havana Arts Festival, and Jacksonville Landing Concert Series; Silver Springs Park and other concert openers; featured shows at Tampa's Daddy Wiggler Blues Club, Saint Augustine's San Sebastian Winery, Tallahassee's Mickee Faust Cabaret; as well as numerous other college concerts and music festivals throughout the region.

Benefit Performances Have Helped Support...

American Cancer Society, Habitat for Humanity, Florida Bureau of Historic Preservation, Phi Theta Kappa (Kappa Nu Chapter), Healing Arts Alliance, Drepung Gomang Institute, Omega Psi Phi, Mary and Martha House Fund, We Care Food Pantry, Appleton Museum, CF Foundation, Woman's Club of Ocala, Friends of Chinsegut Hill, Emergency Care Help Organization, Brick City Center for the Arts, Camp I Nini Hassee, Boys and Girls Clubs of Citrus County, Marion County Library, Citrus County Historical Society, Stop! Children's Cancer, Progressive Center of Florida, Florida Green Party, Taste of Ocala, Independent Media Center, Florida Heritage Book Festival, Central Florida Visual Artists Society, WVFT-FM, WFSU-TV6, and many other local organizations.