Michael Smith is a performer and composer based in Toronto. He completed his Bachelor of Music at the University of Toronto in 2003, studying jazz double bass under Dave Young, Jim Vivian and Don Thompson. Michael maintains an active performing and recording career as a bassist in settings ranging from small contemporary improvising ensembles to symphony orchestras. Recent highlights have involved work with Muskox, Steamboat, Canaille, Sandro Perri, Isla Craig, TorQ Percussion Ensemble, I Am Robot And Proud, and MV/EE.