Eric Smidi Smith, born January 27, 1960, in Covington, Kentucky. Smidi is a self-taught musician. His interest in music started in 1968, and his primary instruments are the Bass and Lead guitars. The name SMIDI derives from MIDI (musical, instrument, digital, interface).
Smidi joined the US Air Force 1981 and he retired as an E6 in 2001. During his military career Smidi auditioned and was selected to tour as the lead guitarist with the Air Force- Tops-N-Blue Entertainment Showcase Group. In 1990, Smidi was assigned to Nellis AFB, Nevada, where he was introduced to MIDI instruments and equipment. He quickly learned that he could sequence all of the musical instruments from a common computer source. Since discovering the use of MIDI equipment in 1992, Smidi has sequenced music tracks for well known artist i.e. Leon Haywood, Spice 1, New Birth, and Clay Hammond. Smidi produced the music for songs in the movies Love Beat The Hell Outta Me 2000, Gang Tapes 2003 and HEROS 2008. Smidi also produced the theme song track for The Venetian Wheel Deal Game Show on the Las Vegas Strip.
Smidi has approximately 2000 created original instrumental music tracks in his music catalog, and over 1086 registered song titles with ASCAP. His goal is to achieve recognition as a well-rounded successful musician in multiple genres.
Upbeat, happy, light hip hop track with dancing electric guitar. Smooth 80's Fender Rhodes keys and lively percussion. Perfect for a Pop, young, teen, reality series. Urban sweetness. Teens, tweens playing hookey from school, hanging out, dancing, having fun. Instrumental, Pop Music, Pop Groove