Come on In

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Steve Smith's Vital Information has evolved from being a fusion band into one that is closer to soul-jazz. He had led units under the Vital Information name for 21 years when he recorded Come On In, a tight quartet album featuring guitarist Frank Gambale of Chick Corea's Elektric Band, keyboardist Tom Coster who also plays accordion, and bassist Baron Browne. The music includes some grooves worthy of Joe Zawinul, straight-ahead sections, catchy themes, and plenty of funky rhythms that avoid being predictable, plus a heated up-tempo blues "A Little Something." Smith is mostly in the background, content to propel and inspire his sidemen into playing some of their finest ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Steve Smith's Vital Information has evolved from being a fusion band into one that is closer to soul-jazz. He had led units under the Vital Information name for 21 years when he recorded Come On In, a tight quartet album featuring guitarist Frank Gambale of Chick Corea's Elektric Band, keyboardist Tom Coster who also plays accordion, and bassist Baron Browne. The music includes some grooves worthy of Joe Zawinul, straight-ahead sections, catchy themes, and plenty of funky rhythms that avoid being predictable, plus a heated up-tempo blues "A Little Something." Smith is mostly in the background, content to propel and inspire his sidemen into playing some of their finest music. This set, which crosses many musical boundaries, reveals Steve Smith's Vital Information to be one of the most underrated bands in modern jazz and serves as an excellent introduction to the group's music.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/17/2004
  • Label: Tone Center
  • UPC: 026245403420
  • Catalog Number: 4034
  • Sales rank: 62,548

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Time Tunnel (5:38)
  2. 2 Come on In (5:40)
  3. 3 Beneath the Surface (2:06)
  4. 4 Cat Walk (6:05)
  5. 5 Around the World (9:35)
  6. 6 Soho (6:25)
  7. 7 A Little Something (8:22)
  8. 8 From Naples to Heaven (4:08)
  9. 9 Baton Rouge (6:18)
  10. 10 Fine Line (2:18)
  11. 11 High Wire (5:52)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Steve Smith & Vital Information Primary Artist
Tom Coster Accordion, Keyboards, Group Member
Frank Gambale Guitar, Group Member
Steve Smith Drums, Udu, Indexed Contributor
Baron Browne Bass, Electric Bass, Bass Guitar, Group Member
Technical Credits
Tom Coster Composer
Frank Gambale Composer
Steve Smith Composer, Producer, Audio Production
Vital Information Producer, Audio Production
Robert Biles Producer, Engineer
Baron Browne Composer
John Cuniberti Mastering
Bill Milkowski Liner Notes
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Come On In is GREAT

    This is probably my favorite Vital Information cd ever. The songs are just awesome. As a drummer and a listener I recommend this to anyone.

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