UK (£)Europe (€)
New Releases
DVDs
Audio CDs
Books
Combo Packs
Posters
Wessels
Part Number List
Ordering Info
Safety and Security
Privacy
Policies
Hudson Music Europe Limited
2 Hartshaw
Longfield, Kent, DA3 7JH GB
P: +44 (0)1474 708065
F: +44 (0)1474 708065
For information on products in the Hudson Music online catalog, send email to hudsoneuro@aol.com. For questions about your order please log into Your Account.
Store Home HUDSONMUSIC.COM Contact My Account Shopping Cart
Home Audio CDs
Steve Smith and Vital Information: Vitalization picture
Steve Smith and Vital Information: Vitalization
EUR 19,95
Item is available.
HL320642
Previous Product | Next Product
ADDITIONAL IMAGES
Steve Smith and Vital Information: Vitalization additional picture 1
Front Cover Detail
DESCRIPTION

Vital Information’s Tom Coster (keyboards - Bill Evans, Billy Cobham and Santana), Baron Browne (bass - Gary Burton, Steps Ahead, Jean-Luc Ponty) and newcomer Vinny Valentino (guitar - Randy Brecker, Dennis Chambers, George Benson) join Steve Smith (drummer - Jazz Legacy, Steps Ahead, Burning For Buddy, Journey) for a bold excursion into World Music territory without leaving their American Jazz roots behind.

Vitalization’s 12 original compositions (composed by the members of Vital Information) define an emerging, borderless, “World Fusion” musical style that ranges from up-tempo blues, straight-ahead jazz and ballads to South Indian-influenced and odd-time grooves, funk and contemporary jazz-rock.

The CD also features guest percussionists Pete Lockett (England), Gilad (Israel) and Juan Carlos Melián (Spain), who add a variety of authentic, ethnic percussion sounds and flavors to the tracks.

Following his extensive tour and studio work with leading jazz, pop and rock musicians— not to mention his election to the Modern Drummer Hall Of Fame and multiple best all-around drummer awards— this latest recording represents a culmination of Smith’s influences and his growth as a musician while also demonstrating that the drummers’ drummer’s craft remains a work in progress and his appetite for taking on new challenges remains insatiable.

RELATED PRODUCTS
Copyright 2000-2017, Shopatron, Inc. and Hudson Music. All Rights Reserved.
Aspects of the Shopatron network are either patented, patent-pending, or patent-applied-for.
Site powered by Kibo