JD Smith has been a singer/performer since he was a young kid. He has recorded many solo albums, including ‘Invite Me Places’ which he toured extensively around Australia promoting.
He graduated from the Arts Academy, Ballarat with a Musical Theatre performance degree. He was an original cast member in the Australian production of ‘Wicked’ and performed in the show for four years as the role of Boq. He also toured in the recent production of Dirty Dancing, understudying Mark Vincent in the role of Billy, and playing the role in its Adelaide season.
He has been a featured singer at Carols by Candlelight in Melbourne and the Carols in the Domain in Sydney, as well as performing in his hometown of Albury.
He has been a lead singer on Royal Caribbean cruise ships, fronted bands ‘Snag’ and ‘Freeze Frame’, recorded backing vocals for many artists and has supported Australian musicians Pete Murray and The Whitlams to name a few.
JD recorded and co-wrote with Tania Doko (Bachelor Girl) and Cameron McGlinchey (Rogue Traders). Most recently JD recorded a new covers album, which will be released in 2017. He started his TEN Tenors adventure at the end of 2015 and is excited to be a part of the group for the Power of TEN 20thAnniversary tour.