Ches Smith composes for Theory of Ruin, the Mitch Marcus Quintet, and the
Graham Connah group. He has toured nationally and internationally with Mr.
Bungle, Ben Goldberg, Carla Bozulich, and Mike Park. He has recorded with
the Abel-Steinberg-Winant Trio, Tom Waits, Xiu Xiu, Ben Goldberg, Secret
Chiefs 3, Will Bernard and Theory of Ruin. He has performed in concert
under the direction of John Zorn, Wadada Leo Smith, and Pauline Oliveros.
He also performs with Trevor Dunn, Annie Gosfield, Nels Cline, John Schott,
Hal Stein, Jim Campilongo, and the Rova Saxophone quartet.