Aaron Nigel Smith will release his first live album recording on August 15, 2020. Aaron Nigel Smith & 1 World Chorus – Live in LA, was recorded during a live performance at The Broad Stage in Santa Monica, CA. The album was produced by Aya World Productions and is distributed by Tuff Gong International. Aaron Nigel Smith & 1 World Chorus – Live in LA captures a nostalgic and inspirational tone in a time when performances like this can no longer happen. An educator and international touring musician known for his work on the Emmy Award-winning PBS KIDS TV show, Between the Lions, Smith is also founder of 1 World Chorus, a non-profit organization serving youth in the United States, Kenya and Jamaica. Currently based in Portland, Oregon, Aaron has produced and released five albums for children, including 1 World Chorus Celebrates Bob Marley, in collaboration with Ziggy Marley’s Tuff Gong Worldwide.
Aaron Nigel Smith & 1 World Chorus – Live in LA is a collection of some of the most popular songs that Aaron has recorded and performed over his 20 year career. It features 25 talented youth from the Los Angeles wing of 1 World Chorus, including his very own son Zion Lion, one of the featured soloists. Here’s what the Aaron had to say, “These kiddos really show up in a positive and enthusiastic way. Their energy helps to create such a great vibe throughout the concert. It is also really meaningful to document a performance where my son plays such a key role. Proud Poppa moment for sure”. This is Aaron’s 7th album. His most recent recording, In Our America made it’s debut at #1 on the Billboard Reggae Charts.