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Old 07-25-2006, 06:56 AM
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Default Re: The legendary Steve Gadd.

checked youtube.com for steve gadd...all i found..
i've added some very rare gadd clips from a steve gadd special from 1985 shown
in switzerland....
enjoy....

Steve Gadd at Zildjian Day 1983

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hJjoR3EgmUk



Paul Simon - 50 Ways To Leave Your Lover

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4hWEQPwCHBg


Chick Corea & Friends (With Steve Gadd, Eddie Gomez & Bob Berg) - Live In München 1992


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rpu47XENZAs




Little Wing Clapton/Crow

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZAOzLQEu5Do



Eric Clapton - Layla

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hw-YZuiRfjc



clapton live layla

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4rtD1Cfo21k




Eric Clapton - Cocaine

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ekHkUYo1g10



Eric Clapton-Reptile

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Oqv_KJU8NI



Eric Clapton - Badge (Live In Hyde Park)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CMY_V7vK8a4



Eric Clapton and B.B. King - Riding With The King

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2jNXo4nsHxA




Eric Clapton-Over the Rainbow

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y9l7OJE2XDU





clapton - Red Hot

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Diah1WovZ4




Eric Clapton & Bob Dylan - Crossroads

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OY01CuNnLHs



Eric Clapton - Layla

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qAlkN-r49pc



Eric Clapton Layla Live

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nn8I9egzrdA



Eric Clapton - Layla (live)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D2sfelvHAlU



Paul Simon - Graceland (Later With Jools Holland)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xJY8mxwl7Jg




Paul Simon - Hearts and Bones

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=__GqVybLtng





Paul Simon - Outrageous (Later With Jools Holland

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lJlxqbMGz70




Carly Simon - Vengeance

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CWWb7l1fiDU




AL JARREAU - SPAIN

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iF7oMWVl7Tc



Steps Ahead - Trains 2004

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kDDY8uMMAZA




Steps Ahead - Oops 2004

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eGy9baiKsWI



Steps Ahead - Beirut 2004

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=do4mKn8JlAE



Steps Ahead - In a Sentimental Mood 2004

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cBnu2zaCcyI



Steps Ahead - Self Portrait 2004

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kqz-ljxwDWc



Steve Gadd Band 1985 - Manhattan Update

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IxYZblJr-5k



Steve Gadd Band - Mez-Ga

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9RGC8deQ6hk



Steve Gadd Band - Praise - Jazz In Concert 1985

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hcVTqSb9oGU


Steve Gadd Band - Crossover

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFTFFz7EcL8


The Gadd Gang - My Girl

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=msNcAXLX-6w


Stanley Clarke / Steve Gadd - My Greatest Hits

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Je_iqbgGXFw



Steve Gadd Band - Things Ain't What They Used To Be

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R9ACD80FRXU



Michel Petrucciani,Anthony Jackson,Steve Gadd-Take the A train


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FVdFVtoGl98



Gadd Gang - Way Back home (with drumSolo)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3x_UtxM55JY



Steve Gadd Band - Montauk Moon

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WsEcAW-v8Y8
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Old 07-25-2006, 06:25 PM
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And I thought I was obsessed with Gadd!
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Old 07-25-2006, 06:52 PM
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I don´t have the time to read all the posts in this thread and I know this have been said a couple of times before, but I just want to say what I think about Gadd.
In my opinion he is the greatest drummer of them all. He can play all styles there is and whenever he starts to play it grooves more then anything or anyone else. He doesn´t show off with a lot of flashy licks but he plays just what the song needs. And I think that´s harder then anything else when i comes to drumming. To put the right amount of strokes at the right place is not as easy as it sounds!
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Old 07-26-2006, 05:10 PM
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As far as I know, Tom Gadd left out this link.

http://youtube.com/watch?v=Rpu47XENZ...h=steve%20gadd . its from 1992 in some place i cant pronounce. I think Karl cud help us out because i think its german.
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Old 08-15-2006, 07:20 AM
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transcribed the basic groove steve gadd played live at Pas 1995

Groove-tempo 91

and a basic variation of his famous lick...
Lick Variation-tempo 72




drum programming was done with BFD

have phun


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Old 08-29-2006, 07:19 PM
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Toshiki Kadomatsu CD "Prayer" with Steve Gadd on drums.
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Old 09-23-2006, 08:32 AM
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Steve Gadd MySpace page - http://www.myspace.com/drstevegadd
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Old 11-08-2006, 03:05 AM
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Heads up!

Gadd will be playing with Chick Corea in NYC at the Blue Note this month from the 14th to the 19th, performing material from.... The Leprechaun!! Gadd doing Nite Sprite -- 31 years later!

The lineup is:
Chick
Gadd
Anthony Jackson
Frank Gambale
Ravi Coltrane

and it's $35 at the cheapest

I plan on going on one of the weekend nights, probably Saturday the 18th at 8PM.... is anyone else in the area and wanting to go?
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Old 11-08-2006, 04:40 AM
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Heads up!

Gadd will be playing with Chick Corea in NYC at the Blue Note this month from the 14th to the 19th, performing material from.... The Leprechaun!! Gadd doing Nite Sprite -- 31 years later!

The lineup is:
Chick
Gadd
Anthony Jackson
Frank Gambale
Ravi Coltrane

and it's $35 at the cheapest

I plan on going on one of the weekend nights, probably Saturday the 18th at 8PM.... is anyone else in the area and wanting to go?
OH MAN AM I PISSED! Damn it, im going to to New York on the 24th. Geez that makes me angry. Steve Gadd is my drumming idol.
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Old 11-08-2006, 06:06 PM
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OH MAN AM I PISSED! Damn it, im going to to New York on the 24th. Geez that makes me angry. Steve Gadd is my drumming idol.

NICE! What a "Class A" show this'll be! But, what are ya angry about, Class A? Seein' Gadd live is nothin' to get mad about, buddy! I'd love to go, if I could. But I got gigs that week. Hope you go and have a great time. Enjoy...Play on!

Oh, ok...I get it. You're not going to NY until the following week. You'll miss seein' Gadd. Now I know why you're pissed! Yea, I'd be a lttle upset too, Class A. But hopefully you'll see him sometime in the near future. I'm gonna keep my eyes and ears open for a show I can go to, maybe Baltimore, Philly, A.C....We'll see....Play On!
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Old 11-08-2006, 06:25 PM
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NICE! What a "Class A" show this'll be! But, what are ya angry about, Class A? Seein' Gadd live is nothin' to get mad about, buddy! I'd love to go, if I could. But I got gigs that week. Hope you go and have a great time. Enjoy...Play on!

Oh, ok...I get it. You're not going to NY until the following week. You'll miss seein' Gadd.
And they say drummers are slow...
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Old 11-08-2006, 06:28 PM
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And they say drummers are slow...

Hee...hee...Yea, sorry 'bout that Womble. You noticed that, huh? Sometimes us drummers can even mis-read a post. But I caught it, though a little late. Play On!
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Old 11-08-2006, 08:24 PM
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I'm gonna keep my eyes and ears open for a show I can go to, maybe Baltimore, Philly, A.C....We'll see....Play On!
Hey will you be sure to let me know if he comes to philly or baltimore or DC or anything like that? Or any other great drummers actually. Id deeply appreciate if you did because ive never been to a clinic, and rarley get to see great drummers perform.
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Old 11-09-2006, 03:15 AM
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Hey will you be sure to let me know if he comes to philly or baltimore or DC or anything like that? Or any other great drummers actually. Id deeply appreciate if you did because ive never been to a clinic, and rarley get to see great drummers perform.
Will do, Class A. Clinics are great, concerts are too, when the drummer is highlighted. I'll let you know. Peace...Play On!
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Old 11-11-2006, 03:13 PM
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I SAW THE MAN!!!


i saw Gadd!!!

wooooo!

Im sure its probably rare that Steve Gadd comes to Ireland....but he did!!

and he played 50 ways!!!

yeah...

Basically i went to see Paul Simon....hoping that Dr.Gadd would be drumming for him....an he was...the man is incredible....Paul Simon was incredible too...but Gadd blew me away.....it was such a brilliant night....he had another drummer with him as everyone knows Paul Simons stuff has an awful lot of percussion....it was class...he played 50 ways,late in the evening,he played all teh brilliant Simon tunes...an he did some solos...it was the best ever...wow!!


what a man!! :D
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Old 11-11-2006, 04:48 PM
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GADD is the only drummer I know who doesnt make gymnastics on the set(Look how fast I can! Watch me, I can do 1200 single strokes in a minute!). Those things arent music-where is the music in 1200 strokes.

Why GADD is so good? OK, hear the solo of him, Vinnie and Dave but close your eyes. Dave and Vinnie are pleasant to watch but not to hear. GADD owns the show!!!

MUSIC is for the ears only!

If all people go blind, drummers like Virgil Donati or Assaf will get unemployed, Gadd will be the only one with a job.

DO YOU ALL NOW UNDERSTAND???!!!
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Old 11-11-2006, 06:31 PM
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GADD is the only drummer I know who doesnt make gymnastics on the set(Look how fast I can! Watch me, I can do 1200 single strokes in a minute!). Those things arent music-where is the music in 1200 strokes.

Why GADD is so good? OK, hear the solo of him, Vinnie and Dave but close your eyes. Dave and Vinnie are pleasant to watch but not to hear. GADD owns the show!!!

MUSIC is for the ears only!

If all people go blind, drummers like Virgil Donati or Assaf will get unemployed, Gadd will be the only one with a job.

DO YOU ALL NOW UNDERSTAND???!!!
Whoa! Slow down there, cowpoke. Look, Gadd is a fantastic "odd-time" percussionist, but there's alot of these guys out there, buddy. Have you ever heard Weckl, Colaiuta, Steve Smith, Peart, Jo Jo Mayer, Copeland, Cobham, Greb., etc... Having Gadd as your favorite drummer is fine, he's probably alot of peoples' favorite, but to hold him "higher than thou" is a bit of a stretch. I LOVE Steve Gadd, don't get me wrong, but the only one I consider on a pedestal from all others is Buddy Rich, though not with us any longer. I may even get some flack for saying that here, but I can't waver from feeling that way about Rich!

Play On!
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Old 11-11-2006, 07:44 PM
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Whoa! Slow down there, cowpoke. Look, Gadd is a fantastic "odd-time" percussionist, but there's alot of these guys out there, buddy. Have you ever heard Weckl, Colaiuta, Steve Smith, Peart, Jo Jo Mayer, Copeland, Cobham, Greb., etc... Having Gadd as your favorite drummer is fine, he's probably alot of peoples' favorite, but to hold him "higher than thou" is a bit of a stretch. I LOVE Steve Gadd, don't get me wrong, but the only one I consider on a pedestal from all others is Buddy Rich, though not with us any longer. I may even get some flack for saying that here, but I can't waver from feeling that way about Rich!

Play On!
OK you are right. But Gadd isnt my favorite drummer, it is just that we are talking about him here. There are many good drummers but some just dont know how to use their brain when playing.

Maybe I shoudn't write bad things about any musucian, I respect their hard work-I am still learning by the best drum teacher in Bulgaria-Nikolai Tonchev.

Cobham was here is Bulgaria one month ago and I was happy to see him play live because much of the methods I am learning from are his.

Hey have you seen Dave's 13 accents? And I do not want to boast mysef but at the moment Wekl is practicing from a paradiddle textbook which I am learning from.

Sorry I didn't mean to insult anyone.

Peace!
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Old 11-11-2006, 08:12 PM
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Whoa! Slow down there, cowpoke. Look, Gadd is a fantastic "odd-time" percussionist, but there's alot of these guys out there, buddy. Have you ever heard Weckl, Colaiuta, Steve Smith, Peart, Jo Jo Mayer, Copeland, Cobham, Greb., etc... Having Gadd as your favorite drummer is fine, he's probably alot of peoples' favorite, but to hold him "higher than thou" is a bit of a stretch. I LOVE Steve Gadd, don't get me wrong, but the only one I consider on a pedestal from all others is Buddy Rich, though not with us any longer. I may even get some flack for saying that here, but I can't waver from feeling that way about Rich!

Play On!
Oh and another ting, I REALLY didnt want to say it loudly but you mentioned ODD-TIMES.

OK believe me or not the odd-time signatures originally come from the bulgarian folklore. IT IS TRUE. Modern bg folklore musician play odd-times the traditional old-facion way.

This has nothing to do with Gadd but still-listen to some great bands-"Stoyan Yankoulov and Elitsa Todorova"(friends of mine and the best drummers here is Bulgaria) and Bulgara(a jazz-folklore band-also friends of mine because of my father-he is the best kaval teacher in the world, really!!!)

I didnt mean to boast myself or my countrys musiciants, I just want to share some great learning material to the rest of you drummers!!!

See the two bands, you can learn much from them!!!

Have fun :) !!!
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Old 11-11-2006, 10:34 PM
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Great to watch but not to hear? What am I doing with all these CDs then?!?

Unemployed though? That's interesting. I can listen to an MP3 of Virgil Donati (or Vinnie or Weckl or any drummer) and be completely blown away by some of the stuff he's doing. I don't need to see anything to realize and understand that's some crazy stuff happening with those hands and feet. Maybe I've been playing drums too long or you aren't listening...

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Dave and Vinnie are pleasant to watch but not to hear.

If all people go blind, drummers like Virgil Donati or Assaf will get unemployed, Gadd will be the only one with a job.
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Old 11-11-2006, 11:15 PM
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Great to watch but not to hear? What am I doing with all these CDs then?!?

Unemployed though? That's interesting. I can listen to an MP3 of Virgil Donati (or Vinnie or Weckl or any drummer) and be completely blown away by some of the stuff he's doing. I don't need to see anything to realize and understand that's some crazy stuff happening with those hands and feet. Maybe I've been playing drums too long or you aren't listening...
Maybe your right. You have much more experience than me.

I didnt want to insult anyone, sorry(Especially Wekl-his teaching material is very good-the 13,"Applied to snare" accents boost the tehnique heavilly!)

But still-Gadd's sweat playing touches my hearth. Chokes, speed, world records don't impress me.
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Old 11-12-2006, 06:35 AM
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OK you are right. But Gadd isnt my favorite drummer, it is just that we are talking about him here. There are many good drummers but some just dont know how to use their brain when playing.

Maybe I shoudn't write bad things about any musucian, I respect their hard work-I am still learning by the best drum teacher in Bulgaria-Nikolai Tonchev.

Cobham was here is Bulgaria one month ago and I was happy to see him play live because much of the methods I am learning from are his.

Hey have you seen Dave's 13 accents? And I do not want to boast mysef but at the moment Wekl is practicing from a paradiddle textbook which I am learning from.

Sorry I didn't mean to insult anyone.

Peace!
It's ok, Marin. I don't think we were insulted. Just respectfully disagree. Some of us say that being "subjective"(using the words greatest or best ever) shouldn't happen on this forum. I agree and disagree with this but I don't want to get into a LONG discussion about it. It would serve no purpose. In this thread, anyway. But thanks for sharing your story. Take Care and Play On!
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Old 11-12-2006, 06:39 AM
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Great to watch but not to hear? What am I doing with all these CDs then?!?

Unemployed though? That's interesting. I can listen to an MP3 of Virgil Donati (or Vinnie or Weckl or any drummer) and be completely blown away by some of the stuff he's doing. I don't need to see anything to realize and understand that's some crazy stuff happening with those hands and feet. Maybe I've been playing drums too long or you aren't listening...
Hey mlehnertz. Guess who? Hee...hee...I agree with you 100%. Those guys are impressive to "hear" as much as see! No doubt. Good to hear from you. Play On!
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Old 11-12-2006, 07:45 PM
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Nor me, but I can appreciate Virgil's abilities as a player. I just happen to be one that will take a Gadd, Vinnie, Weckl or Garibaldi over the "stunt drummers".

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Old 11-18-2006, 03:30 AM
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Gadd´s licks did get a hell of attention from me! :)
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Old 11-18-2006, 09:36 AM
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Steve Gadd plays at the Blue Note New York.
Who was on his concerts at the Blue Note Jazz Club in New York City?
Please send some pictures.
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Old 11-18-2006, 11:23 AM
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Gadd was my first drumming idol, and anyone is yet to surpass him. Even though he uses his instantly recognizable signature grooves, fills and licks in almost every song, he always manages to sound fresh and exciting. It's sort of like listening to Grandpa's pleasant voice telling old, tens of times told stories over and over again, and you never get bored of them...
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Old 11-18-2006, 02:59 PM
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GADD is the only drummer I know who doesnt make gymnastics on the set(Look how fast I can! Watch me, I can do 1200 single strokes in a minute!). Those things arent music-where is the music in 1200 strokes.

Why GADD is so good? OK, hear the solo of him, Vinnie and Dave but close your eyes. Dave and Vinnie are pleasant to watch but not to hear. GADD owns the show!!!

MUSIC is for the ears only!

If all people go blind, drummers like Virgil Donati or Assaf will get unemployed, Gadd will be the only one with a job.

DO YOU ALL NOW UNDERSTAND???!!!

that's funny.....i found vinnie to be a great extension of gadd's drumming. if i could sum his style up in 2 influences i would definitely say gadd and tony williams. vinnie will never be short of work.....
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Old 11-18-2006, 11:45 PM
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Steve Gadd plays at the Blue Note New York.
Who was on his concerts at the Blue Note Jazz Club in New York City?
Please send some pictures.
Jarek, I'm going tomorrow night (eeeeeeeeek!) and trust me I'll be reporting whatever is worth reporting back here. And I'll take pictures, but I only have a cell phone camera. I'll try and get my buddy to bring his. Actually yeah I'm sure we'll both be taking tons of pictures. By Monday or Tuesday they'll be up!

Chick and Steve here I come YAHH!!
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Old 11-22-2006, 03:59 AM
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WOW this was a night to remember. I got to shake Steve's hand! But yes, I've washed it since..

So my friend said he's never had any problems getting a reservation on the spot at the Blue Note before, so we didn't, and instead showed up two hours early to the first show (of two), only to find that everything was taken up and we'd be in the non-reservation standing-room-only area in the waay back of the place. So we decided "ok, we'll kill some time and go to the later one instead and make sure we're first in line for the non-res seats at the bar." But as it turned out, there was a party of 3 guys in the reservation line who had two friends back out last minute, and they offered us the spots. But the best part was that they were first in their line, so all of the sudden we go from our chances of a decent view being bleak to getting first pick at ANY table in the place. Needless to say, we got some darn good seats and views, although Gadd had music stands set up that blocked views of his hands and torso.



Taking to the stage


Chick introducing his wife and singer, Gayle Moran


Steve listening to Chick tell a somewhat funny joke



About the show: Everybody was in top form, and there just isn't much else to say. Pretty much we got what we were expecting. Chick, Steve, Anthony, Frank and Ravi blended together incredibly well, almost to the point that it recreated on the spot the magic of the original recordings. My friend I went with commented midway through the night, "remember how we wanted to see a video of them recording this stuff?" The set list was:

Love Castle
Waltz for Dave
Soft and Gentle
Sicily
Hymn From the 7th Galaxy
--fake ending--
Nite Sprite
Leprechaun's Dream, parts 1 and 2
and Hymn again

Steve was in top form. In recent times he's been playing very very simple beats a lot of the time (granted he's not exactly playing much jazz fusion anymore), and although some of his parts were streamlined from what he did 30 years ago, he was just as much going all out and getting really loud! Man when he plays forte, he plays quadruple-forte! he played some slight variations off of what we've all heard before, which was nice because it shows that he's still finding new tricks within his vocabulary.

But then his solo came along near the end of Sicily, and holy cow.. both my friend (who is a bassist who's heard more Gadd than me!) and I agreed that it was one of his best solos.. EVER. It was very very very very goodness. Assuming that version of sicily makes it to the DVD (blue note's 25th anniversary), I will guarantee that it will become known as one of his best.

After the first playing of Hymn, the band made it seem like that was it, although of course we knew it wasn't. But they were talking amongst themselves as to what to play, to which I screamed "NITE SPRITE," which led to others shouting out in agreement, and sure enough they played it. Gadd got another long solo in that, which although I don't remember as well, I know it was very very good also.

After that Chick let us know that the band had been a bit unrefined in their execution of the next song, Leprechaun's Dream, and who can blame them? They were playing the full thing, fermadas and all (but no strings..that was done on a synth). Steve was late on one hit in the beginning of Pt 1 and Chick gave a big smile his way. Gadd also tuned his snare up in the middle of the song without moving the beat one bit. But then at the beginning of Pt 2, Steve got to go into another solo, which he played in a marching style. That was the longest of the night and was just as impressive as the first two. I don't remember much of what he played, other than he was doing some tom-double-bass fills I'd never seen/heard him do before.

So yeah.. stick a fork in me 'cause I'm done. The best show I've seen in my life.
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Wow. Lucky. I would love to see Steve Gadd play live, but i doubt he is comin down to DC any time soon. If he is, i better not miss the oppurtunity. I wouldve loved to be in your shoes.
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Excellent KzSgDrummer! Thanks SO much for these pics! Wow! And a fantastic review to boot! Man, they did Nite Sprite? What a tune, huh? Well Done, and am glad you got to go to that show at the Blue Note. Musta' been mesmerizing. Yea, I'd have been hesitant to wash my hand after pressin' flesh with Sir Gadd! Thanks again and Play On!
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Great report KZSG drummer!!!!

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I watched a Tribute to James Taylor on public TV last nite. Many big stars doing James Taylor from the past, and Steve Gadd was doing his usual great job on the tubs. The man will never cease to amaze me. Really in the pocket and plays effortlessly but sounds like he has four arms. Good Stuff.
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Only he could make drums that dead sound musical.

People often whine about "that 70's sound" or single headed drums.

Steves drums are as dead as Joey Jordinsons, yet they serve perfectly without needing 6 seconds of sustain.
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That is why Steve is the Master.
What's in style will be out of style
What's out of style will be in style.
Muffled drums, open drums.
4 piece kits, 5 piece plus kits.
You get the picture.
Steve Gadd ALWAYS in style!
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I watched a Tribute to James Taylor on public TV last nite. Many big stars doing James Taylor from the past, and Steve Gadd was doing his usual great job on the tubs. The man will never cease to amaze me. Really in the pocket and plays effortlessly but sounds like he has four arms. Good Stuff.
Probably only us drummers knew there was a drummer legend playing in that tribute. I only caught a few tunes. I loved what he did when Keith Urban played. Jammin'!!
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Yea, I'm gonna wanna see that JT tribute on PT. Bet it's pretty good. It's gotta be with Gadd on the skins. Thanks for the heads-up Gruntersdad! Play On! ;-)
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Just received another one...couldn't resist to put it up....

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Hello,

Steve Gadd will be play with Joe Sample at the Blue Note New York in January 9-14.
Do you go on this concert?

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