Suzanne plays jazz, classical, rock, and blues with several bands in Iowa. Her big band, Smith Studio Jazz, has played several times at the Iowa City Jazz Festival. She also plays traditional jazz with Dandelion Stompers, rock with The Decrepitones, chamber music with LIROS Woodwind Quintet, and many other bands and orchestras for musical theater.
Smith Studio Jazz is Suzanne's big band, playing songs from many genres in jazz-band style. She plays alto saxophone with SSJ.
Iowa City Jazz Festival 2015
Mardi Gras 2020 at The Mill
The Bohemian rooftop August 2021
Wandering Pint / Decrepitones
Wandering Pint and the Decrepitones are classic rock bands that give Suzanne the chance to bring out the throaty rock and blues sounds of the tenor sax, and she plays some keyboard, as well. A media player with studio recordings of several covers is at WanderingPint.com.
Suzanne's Many Bands
Suzanne directs, plays, or substitutes for other bands, orchestras, and ensembles.