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29.01.2011

Steve Smith

Published in Jazz Artist Interviews
Steve Smith is back on the road with Vital Information for their 11th recording, "Come On In." His brilliant musical talent for the drums has made him one of a kind. He has recorded and toured with many bands such as Buddy’s Buddies and, of course, Vital Information, and has many more projects and tours in the works.

Besides being a hard-at-work drummer, Steve tours the world in numerous clinics where he shares his vast knowledge of drumming. Aside from his very busy schedule, he was able to …