Musician. Born in Jersey City, New Jersey, he was a co-founder and lead guitarist for the popular funk group, Kool & The Gang. His smooth blend of jazz-blues guitar playing can be heard on such hits as "Lady's Night", "Joanna", "Take My Heart", "Celebration", "Jungle Boogie" and "Hollywood Swingers". Due to illness, Smith stopped touring with the band in January 2006.
Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith