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Steve Smith and Buddy's Buddies: Very Live at Ronnie Scott's

Read "Very Live at Ronnie Scott's" reviewed by Dan McClenaghan


Drummer Buddy Rich had that swagger, that cocksure grin; and he put together bands big and small that swung hard and clean, thanks in large part to tight arrangements and his work on the skins. Drummer Steve Smith and Buddy's Buddies are very much in that mode; and on Very Live at Ronnie Scott's, Smith and ...

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Steve Smith and Buddy's Buddies: Steve Smith and Buddy's Buddies

Read "Steve Smith and Buddy's Buddies" reviewed by David Adler


Drummer Steve Smith, of Journey and Steps Ahead fame, leads a quintet featuring Buddy Rich alumni through a set of jazz charts. Coming from 80s rock and fusion, Smith tends toward flash and heavy-handedness (like Rich himself, some would say). Add Anthony Jackson on electric bass and you have a rhythm section that sounds like what ...


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