Michael P Smith has been singing, writing and touring in North America and Europe for over five decades. This self-taught musician is an award-winning composer (The Dutchman) and contributes original scores to the finest theaters in the US. He has been highlighted at music festivals from Kerrville Tx to Toronto and also in Paris France. An avid reader, Smith's work often incorporates the finest authors and poets: Lorca, Melville, Steinbeck, Wilde, Brecht, Jackson and many more. "His songs are so resonant with layers of myth and magic and so perfectly enhanced by the genuine beauty of his melodies and instrumental arrangement that you can listen to a single song over and over and feel happy."