For many years Curtis Smith has been one of Toronto’s most treasured DJs. Through rhythm, words and sounds he has been responsible for breaking records, genres, and social boundaries.
As a DJ, he began in the 1980’s playing at various after hour venues throughout city.
His passion for music led him to the format of radio, and in 1994 Smith landed at CKLN.
For the next 16 years Curtis Smith created, programmed and hosted
“Out of D’Ordinary”. The show soon became an overnight sensation and eventually its own musical institution, which kept listeners clinging to every rhythm, melody and hook.
Each week Curtis seamlessly blended Rare Jazz, Funk, Soul, Latin, Disco, UK Soul, Acid Jazz, Deep