Composer Gregg Smith passed away in July. Without his influence and assistance, Kile Smith might never have placed the word "composer" before his own name.
When composer Kile Smith needed to dig some tree roots out of his side yard, he had no idea how deep they'd go.
Kile Smith was a WRTI-FM deejay for 10 years. He never did figure out how to pronounce that one name.
Kile Smith visits a Cincinnati diner and meditates on the unexpected pleasures of live music and strange meats. You just never know what might happen.
If you think driving on Broad Street is like composing music, you would be correct. At least it is for me. Whatever lane I’m in is the wrong one.
There are three reasons to love snow; they're the same three reasons for loving anything.
Kile Smith accepts David Bowie's "serious moonlight" invitation.
The piece was rooted deep and that allowed the music to move quickly and lightly. It’s strong now, but doesn’t bellow. The music won’t call attention to itself, and that’s just how I like it.
National pride is not the enemy of world unity.
Music isn’t broken into the three parts of melody, harmony, and rhythm. It’s just melody.