Steve SMITH



History Of The U.S. Beat
(Disc 2)

(2002)



1. Ragtime
2. Early New Orleans Jazz
3. Big Band Swing
4. Bebop
5. Rhythm And Blues
U.S. Roots Styles
6. Gospel
7. Blues
8. Country
9. Rock 'N' Roll
10. Rock
11. Funk
12. Jazz / Rock
Vital Information
13. Mr. T.C.
14. Soul Principle
15. Sideways Blues
16. Swamp Stomp
17. Cranial Jam
18. The Perfect Date
19. Over And Out !

Running Time: 155 min.


produced & directed
paul siegel
rob wallis

written by
steve smith

edited by
phil fallo


vital information

steve smith-drums
baron brown-keyboards
frank gambale-guitar


historical band

steve smith-drums
steve marcus-tenor sax
mike pope-acoustic bass
mark soskin-piano
frank gambale-guitar


shoot locations

beartracks studio / suffern, ny
march 26 and april 7 and 8, 2002
skyline studio/nyc
july 15, 2002

line producer
dan welch

lighting
mike bollacke

cameras
dan welch
greg mckean

kosmo
tori liyia

video engineer
john chokianowski

steve's home studio
(neverland studio)
camerawork by
zac palmarini

still photography
andrew lepley


audio recording

drum solos, tutorials and
the historical band recorded by
robert m. biles

all tutorials, the historical band
and soul principle
mixed by
robert m. biles
at neverland studio
marin county, ca

vital information band tracks
recorded by
malcolm pollack


all drum solos, "mr. t.c.",
"sideways blues", "swamp stomp",
"cranial jam", "the perfect date"
and "over and out!"
mixed by
kevin elson
at neverland studio
marin county, ca

control room footage
at skyline studio
recorded and mixed by
brian broudeur

assistant engineers at beartracks
eric carlynski
jain frazer

production assistants
anthony citrinite
kelly yacco

post production
manhatten center, nyc

dvd development
new york dvd


the music

all history of the beat
musical examples written by
mark soskin


vital information tunes

"mr. t.c."
(tom coster)
kimtom music bmi

"soul principle"
(brown, coster, gabale, smith)
bronze one music bmi,
kimtom music bmi,
framhale music bmi,
vital information publshing ascap

"sideways blues"
(smith, gambale, coster, brown)
vital information publshing ascap,
framhale music bmi,
kimtom music bmi,
bronze one music bmi

"swamp stomp"
(smith, andrews, coster)
vital information publshing ascap
framhale music bmi,
kimtom music bmi,
jamma music bmi

"cranial jam"
(smith, coster, gambale)
vital information publshing ascap,
kimtom music bmi,
framhale music bmi,
bronze one music bmi,
jamma music bmi

"the perfect date"
(tom coster)
kimtom music bmi,

"over and out!"
(smith, andrews, coster, gambale)
vital information publshing ascap,
framhale music bmi,
jamma music bmi


special thanks to:

baron brown
tom coster
frank gambale
mark soskin
steve marcus
dr. bruce klauber
freddie gruber
robert m. biles
brian brodeur
jeff ocheltree
phil brennan and alexandra mercer
at beartracks
jonathon mover at skyline studio
sean dunne at quantum int.
ron fry
drummers collective/nyc

extra special thanks to
diane palmarini
for helping with
writing and reserch

steve smith, tom coster,
frank gambale and baron brown
thank the following companies:

zildjian cymbales, sonor drums,
vic firth sticks, remo drumheads,
dw pedals, shure mics,
korg keyboards, yamaha guitars,
carvin speakers,
gk bass equipment

"soul principle" and "sideway blues"
can also heard
on the vital information album
"show em where you live" available
on tone center records, inc.,
www.shrapnelrecords.com

steve smith's website:
www.vitalinformation.com

please visit hudson music at
www.hudsonmusic.com

2002 Hudson Music LLC