For 30 years he worked as a session-touring guitarist and bassist for such act as Chi-Lites, R. Kelly, share the stage with Najee, Stanley Jordan. During that time he also worked as a clinician, educator and journalist. As a recording artist for his own label Kenn Smith Music, he has written, produced and release six (6) CD's.
To this day his reputation continues to grow as he is recognize as one of the most diverse guitarist and bassist in the world. Admired by many for his eclectic versatility as a musician and composer in all areas of music notably jazz, jazz fusion, ambient, electronic music, rock .