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Maurice Carnes Hipjaz Quintet

Marvin "Smitty" Smith

Maurice Carnes is a first call bebop drummer who has toured Europe and Asia with Marcus Roberts in support of their #1 Billboard album, “Deep in the Shed.” The St. Louis native has performed with icons Wynton Marsalis, Peter Martin, Nicholas Payton, and Todd Williams. His compositions are reminiscent of John Coltrane, Miles Davis, and Thelonius Monk.