Steve Smith Back in Journey

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Re: Steve Smith Back in Journey

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Re: Steve Smith Back in Journey

Postby Pocketplayer » Fri May 15, 2020 1:28 pm

One thing I really respect Steve for is I can't think of a time he trashed Journey...
he speaks with a gentle tone knowing that band's drama like most...
Guy just moves on...dude got wisdom...one aspect of practice that really
hit me is doing so when you DONT feel like it...which is prep for touring...
develop a discipline routine and stick with it...simple, but...
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Re: Steve Smith Back in Journey

Postby langmick » Fri May 15, 2020 6:57 pm

Heard this on Sirius today. He had the same voice and vocabulary he did with the Ponty music, but all the 32s, most 16ths and ghost notes stripped away. Man, was just digging all the fills, and the ending section. So damned solid.

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Re: Steve Smith Back in Journey

Postby Pocketplayer » Sat May 16, 2020 11:42 am

"So damned solid."

That pretty sums it all for me...yet he was NOT a rock drummer but this pocket
is so SOLID...Smith was the Peter Sellers of drumming here...
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Re: Steve Smith Back in Journey

Postby Pocketplayer » Tue May 19, 2020 9:45 pm

more practice, different kit...same good neighbors!

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Re: Steve Smith Back in Journey

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Re: Steve Smith Back in Journey

Postby Pocketplayer » Sun May 24, 2020 2:11 pm

All for UNICEF...but Journey...in separate rooms without Ross especially....
playing...that song...give me RATT on a Geico commercial any day!
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Re: Steve Smith Back in Journey

Postby Pocketplayer » Sun May 31, 2020 8:31 pm

Smith was a BEAST...this is just a crazy tight groove!
How could a guy be this good when he wasn't really
a rock drummer? Mindblowing...

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Re: Steve Smith Back in Journey

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Re: Steve Smith Back in Journey

Postby Pocketplayer » Tue Jun 02, 2020 12:49 am

His style is totally NOT 1981 anymore, but this is tight

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