Monday, July 6, 2015

Steps - 1979 [1999] "Smokin' In The Pit" [NYC]



In 1979 Mike Mainieri formed Steps (which later became Steps Ahead), an all-star jazz oriented R&B band that originally included such players as Mike Brecker, Don Grolnick, Eddie Gomez and Steve Gadd in its line-up.

Now Steps’ groundbreaking debut CD has been rereleased as a 2-CD set with three previously unreleased ‘bonus tracks’ and alternate takes which were just recently discovered in the musician’s personal tape collections.

Personnel:
Bass – Eddie Gomez
Drums – Steve Gadd
Guitar – Kazumi Watanabe
Piano – Don Grolnick
Tenor Saxophone – Mike Brecker*
Vibraphone – Mike Mainieri

Track listing:
Disc 1
1 Tee Bag
2 Uncle Bob (bonus track)
3 Fawlty Tenors
4 Lover Man
5 Fawlty Tenors (alternate take)
6 Song to Seth
7 Momento (bonus track)

Disc 2
1 Young and Fine
2 Not Ethiopia
3 Soul Eyes
4 Recordame (bonus track)
5 Not Ethiopia (alternate take)
6 Saras Touch

Enjoy!

5 comments:

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  2. thank you so much!!!
    really appreciated guys!

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  3. beautiful recording, thank you very much

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  4. very good release,thanks for the flac

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