Saxophonist using the Dizzy Gillespie All Celebrity Big Music group, Dave Holland Big Music group and Octet, and some other big rings. He studied in the Condition University of NY before collaborating with Woody Herman. He continues to be ranked the main baritone saxophone participant from the Down Defeat Visitors and Critics polls. He wedded Joan Cornachio, a pianist and conductor. Smulyan and Jim McNeely possess used the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra.