Steve Gadd Band
The American drummer’s sweet and sassy grooves have long created maximum impact with a minimum of fuss.
Here they are the bedrock and embellishment of a set of funky Americana played with precision and bite by his equally astute working band.
“Bye Bye Blackbird” is a relaxed swinger, and Gadd constructs a peerless finale on Buddy Miles “Them Changes”.
But the standout tracks on this live recording are self-penned narratives that deliver compelling riffs, gripping solos and melodies that hover close to familiarity before changing tack.