Steve Smith and Vital Information – Live! One Great Night

June 15, 2012 / No Comments / Tags: Ashland Oregon, Baron Browne, bfm jazz, Steve Smith, Tom Coster, Vinny Valentino, Vital Information

(BFM Jazz)

Drummer Steve Smith presents his Vital Information franchise, which is celebrating 30 years on the jazz scene, in a fantastic CD-DVD combo package, Live! One Great Night. Three decades since the formation of the project, Smith is pushing the envelope with his fusion of rock and jazz, and a touch of the blues. Recorded live in 2007 at The Mobius in Ashland, Oregon, the performances are high energy from start to finish. Smith is, as always, assisted by a solid group of musicians, including Tom Coster on keyboards, Baron Browne on bass and Vinny Valentino on guitar and some very innovative scat vocalizations. The CD and DVD are a thoroughly entertaining showcase of the outstanding musicianship we’ve come to expect from a Vital Information project over these many years.

Click here to listen to a clip of “Interwoven Rhythms -Synchronous”.

Tracks: Cat Walk, Time Tunnel, Interwoven Rhythms -Synchronous, Seven and a Half, Khanda West, The Trouble With, Interwoven Rhythms – Dialogue, The Closer, Jimmy Jive.