April 17, 1922 in San Diego
June 29, 2013
California, United States
jazz pianist, composer, arranger and bandleader
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Paul Thatcher Smith (April 17, 1922 - June 29, 2013) was an American jazz pianist. He performed in various genres of jazz, most typically bebop, but is best known as an accompanist of singers, especially Ella Fitzgerald.