As some of you may have noticed recently, my work for examiner.com has been featuring the photography of my favorite music photographers in the region, Jerry & Lois Levin. I am a photographer myself but my work does not hold a candle to the work of these two amazingly talented artists. It is truly a privilege to have these two great photo artists as part of the SMI team. To read the article and see their photo slide show, please go here.
Not only is he a multi-media journalist, he is also an accomplished musician. He is the founder of SMI and drives the creative look, feel and branding for the publication. His years of writing, arranging, and performing live music in a variety of genres inform his ability to communicate the message and the mechanics of music. Roth’s work on SMI reflects his philosophy that music is the universal language, and builds community. He believes it has the power to unite people of every race, religion, gender, and persuasion.