Bob Smith has been involved in soul and jazz music all his life – DJing, buying and selling, promoting  and just generally loving it. Currently doing a show on Starpoint Radio – Diggin the Crates with Bob Smith, Sunday 10.00 – 12.00 he is treating the web to a soulful Sunday night, easy vibes, something for everyone, crossover, modern, deep  – topped off with a last half hour of duvet soul – you know the type – when you can just snuggle down!

DJ Career

1976 - Club DJing at the Inn Place in Brighton on soul scene

1985 - Nash's Jazz club

1987 - 2008 - Jazz room all star dj - Brighton Jazz rooms with Russ Dewberry

1989-1995 - Dj at Brighton Jazz Bops - djing with Art Blakey, John Patton etc

1990's West Country - Humdingers

1990's Boxes and Vaults Nightclubs Quay - Exeter

2006 - Ongoing Luxury Modern Soul Weekenders at Blackpool and Birmingham (Promoter Richard Searling)

2006 - Ongoing Morcombe Soul Weekender (Promoter Sean O'Connor)

2006 Clacton Weekender


Soul Gigs

Ravenna Italy, Milan, Red Bar - Wakefield, Soul Intent - Sheffield, Joe's Bar - Darlington, White Bull - Gisbourne


2006 - 2008 Bar Cena - resident weekly DJ Burgess Hill,


West Sussex

2008 - True Soul gigs London  (Promoter Kenny Mack)

2007 - Blackpool Soul Weekender

Happy Soul Club, Brighton

Private Parties and Gigs


Record Dealing

Record Lists - Soul Searching

Brighton and Black Music Record fairs - Maida vale

Uptight Records - Shop and Website



2006 - 2009 Sunday Soul Selection – Solar Radio

2009 – ongoing -  Diggin the Crates with Bob Smith – Starpoint Radio  Sunday Nights 10.00 -12.00