The Craig Fahle Show

Drummer Legend Steve Smith Stops By Before Jazz Cafe Performance

Friday, June 22, 2012

Craig sits down with Steve Smith to talk about his craft and his jazz ensemble, Steve Smith and Vital Information, before they perform tonight at the Jazz Cafe.

Nearing their 30th year of touring and recording, Steve Smith and Vital Information has become a fusion staple in the jazz community. Steve Smith, the drummer and founder of the group started with Journey and hasn't stopped since. Smith has won Modern Drummer Magazine's #1 All Around Drummer award five years in a row and was voted one of the Top 25 Drummers of All Time in a recent Modern Drummer readers poll. Smith was also voted into the Modern Drummer Hall of Fame in 2002.

Vital Information will perform two sets this evening, one at 8 p.m. and again at 10.

Photo courtesy of freedrumlessons.com

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