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Gambale/Hamm/Smith: GHS 3

Read "GHS 3" reviewed by Todd S. Jenkins

Fusion’s hottest current power trio returns with a third offering on Tone Center. All the elements of outstanding modern fusion are present on GHS3 -- powerful guitar leads, pounding and complex basslines, intricate driving rhythms -- with few of the clichés that characterize lesser organizations. With only a few hitches in the mix this time, Gambale, Hamm and Smith continue to show the world how it’s done.

The trio immediately grabs our attention with Gambale’s first speedy fusillade of notes, ...

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Gambale, Hamm and Smith: Show Me What You Can Do

Read "Show Me What You Can Do" reviewed by Glenn Astarita

“Show Me What You Can Do” is yet another power trio outing from drummer Steve Smith’s Tone Center label. On the heels of the fine trio date which features Larry Coryell and Tom Coster this effort represents a similar offering but the imminent rewards slightly differ.

Australian guitar virtuoso Frank Gambale garnered some well-deserved attention during his stint with Chick Corea’s Elecktric Band. Gambale is an amazing technician who has released instructional videos, solo CD’s and has recently performed with ...


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