Michael Smith
Pro Tools
Steel Pan/Keyboard/Guitar

Founder and President of The Carlton Smith Music Group, Michael is an advocate for artists and musicians seeking to launch careers in the music industry. Founder of the CSM Music Conference, Michael provides opportunities for individuals in the industry to increase their knowledge of music business. Michael has a diverse background from receiving his start in the New York radio market to ultimately serving as a consultant to the Executive Office of The President of The United States. His experiences have allowed him to master the delicate balance between creativity and business resulting in a unique blend of skills that allow him to assist his clients from the studio to the board room. Michael's longtime love of music and business led him to found The Carlton Smith Music Group. He is featured on projects listed in Amazon Studios, MSG Networks and BET. Michael holds an Associates and Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering Technology, a Master’s in Strategic Planning and Pro Tools certifications. He most recently hosted CSM Radio on WMUC 88.1FM where he spotlighted independent artists from across the world.


Rates: $100 per Session $10 per Class

Gear: Pro Tools, Reason, Waves, MPC 2000XL, Mo Phatt,

Styles: Hip Hop/Rap



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 Music Business (Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced)