Smith, Craig


  • From San Bernardino, California. Lives in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
  • One of bluegrass music’s top session banjo players.
  • 1976, played with a California group called Wild Hickory Nuts.
  • Moved east to work with The Country Gentlemen, Charlie Moore, Jim Eanes.
  • 1980, formed Summer Wages.
  • 1990, formed ASH & W.
  • 1997, released Craig Smith album (Rounder).
  • 1998, joined Laurie Lewis’ Bluegrass Pals.