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Groove: Blue
Organ Trio featuring Tony Monaco (Hammond B3), Vinny Valentino (guitar)
and Steve Smith (drums)

When Johnny Comes Marching Home
The Brush Off
Slingshot Blues
It's Only a Paper Moon (rehearsal)


Saturday, February 2, 2019

Groove: Blue Organ Trio featuring Tony Monaco (Hammond B3), Vinny Valentino (guitar) and Steve Smith (drums)
Moscow International Performing Arts Centre
52-8 Kosmodamianskaya Emb.
Moscow, Russia 115054
www.mmdm.ru 

Tuesday, February 5
Groove: Blue Organ Trio featuring Tony Monaco (Hammond B3), Vinny Valentino (guitar) and Steve Smith (drums)
Marians Jazzroom
Hotel Innere Enge
Engestrasse 54
Bern Switzerland CH3012
+41-31-309-6111
https://www.mariansjazzroom.ch/en/

Wednesday, February 6
Groove: Blue Organ Trio featuring Tony Monaco (Hammond B3), Vinny Valentino (guitar) and Steve Smith (drums)
Marians Jazzroom
Hotel Innere Enge
Engestrasse 54
Bern Switzerland CH3012
+41-31-309-6111
https://www.mariansjazzroom.ch/en/

Thursday, February 7
Groove: Blue Organ Trio featuring Tony Monaco (Hammond B3), Vinny Valentino (guitar) and Steve Smith (drums)
Marians Jazzroom
Hotel Innere Enge
Engestrasse 54
Bern Switzerland CH3012
+41-31-309-6111
https://www.mariansjazzroom.ch/en/

Friday, February 8
Groove: Blue Organ Trio featuring Tony Monaco (Hammond B3), Vinny Valentino (guitar) and Steve Smith (drums)
Marians Jazzroom
Hotel Innere Enge
Engestrasse 54
Bern Switzerland CH3012
+41-31-309-6111
https://www.mariansjazzroom.ch/en/

Saturday, February 9
Groove: Blue Organ Trio featuring Tony Monaco (Hammond B3), Vinny Valentino (guitar) and Steve Smith (drums)
Marians Jazzroom
Hotel Innere Enge
Engestrasse 54
Bern Switzerland CH3012
+41-31-309-6111
https://www.mariansjazzroom.ch/en/

Sunday, February 10
The Groove Blue Organ Trio featuring Tony Monaco (Hammond B3), Vinny Valentino (guitar)
and Steve Smith (drums)
Theater am Ring
Kaiser-Friedrich-Ring 26
66740 Saarlouis
Germany
https://theater-am-ring.saarlouis.de
Tickets:
https://www.ticket-regional.de/stage_1006.php?eventtimeID=443555
Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/events/437044053367468/

Monday, February 11
Groove: Blue Organ Trio featuring Tony Monaco (Hammond B3), Vinny Valentino (guitar) and
Steve Smith (drums)
Riverside Studios Cologne
Ralf Kemper
Holzgasse 14
50676 Cologne
Germany
+49 221 42301378
www.riverside-studios-cologne.com

Tuesday, February 12
Record NEW Groove Blue album for the Q-RIOUS MUSIC label.
Riverside Studios Cologne

Wednesday, February 13
Groove: Blue Organ Trio featuring Tony Monaco (Hammond B3), Vinny Valentino (guitar) and
Steve Smith (drums)
Diagonal
Kreuzstrasse 12
85049 Ingolstadt, Germany
+49-841-17205

Friday, February 15
Groove: Blue Organ Trio featuring Tony Monaco (Hammond B3), Vinny Valentino (guitar) and Steve Smith (drums)
Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club
47 Frith Street
Soho, London
W1D 4HT UK
+44-20-7439-0747
https://www.ronniescotts.co.uk

Saturday, February 16
Groove: Blue Organ Trio featuring Tony Monaco (Hammond B3), Vinny Valentino (guitar) and Steve Smith (drums)
Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club
47 Frith Street
Soho, London
W1D 4HT UK
+44-20-7439-0747
https://www.ronniescotts.co.uk 

Sunday, February 17-Sunday, February 24
Steve Smith Drumset Clinic Tour of the UK organized by Mike Dolbear

Sunday, February 17
Steve Smith Drumset Clinic
Drum Depot
Cardiff
02920 220 120

Monday, February 18
Steve Smith Drumset Clinic
Absolute Music
Bournemouth
01202 597 180

Tuesday, February 19
Steve Smith Drumset Clinic
BIMM (masterclass)
London

Wednesday, February 20
Steve Smith Drumset Clinic
Drummers Only
Glasgow
0141 429 3799

Thursday, February 21
Steve Smith Drumset Clinic
Drum One
Manchester
0161 872 9777

Friday, February 22
Steve Smith Drumset Clinic
BIMM (masterclass)
Brighton

Saturday, February 23
Steve Smith Drumset Clinic
Nexus ICA
Coventry

Sunday, February 24
Steve Smith Masterclass
London
info TBA




Rock 'N Roll Fantasy Camp


Sunday, March 3

Rock ’n’ Roll Fantasy Camp
Steve Smith will be at the afternoon rehearsals and will be performing with the bands at the final concert of Rock ’n’ Roll Fantasy Camp.
Nashville, TN
888-762-2263
www.rockcamp.com


Steve Smith and Vital Information NYC Edition
featuring Andy Fusco (alto sax) Steve Smith (drums) Baron Browne (bass) Mark
Soskin (keyboards) Vinny Valentino (guitar)

"Rhythm-A-Ning"
Live at Catalina Jazz Club


Wednesday, April 3
Steve Smith and Vital Information NYC Edition
featuring Andy Fusco (alto sax) Steve Smith (drums) Baron Browne (bass) Mark
Soskin (keyboards) Vinny Valentino (guitar)
Blues Alley Jazz Club
1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20007
202-337-4141
http://www.bluesalley.com

Thursday, April 4
Steve Smith and Vital Information NYC Edition
featuring Andy Fusco (alto sax) Steve Smith (drums) Baron Browne (bass) Mark
Soskin (keyboards) Vinny Valentino (guitar)
Berks Jazz Fest (private party not open to the public)
The Inn at Reading / Ballroom

1040 N. Park Rd.
Wyomissing, PA 19610
610-372-7811
https://www.berksjazzfest.com

Friday, April 5
Steve Smith and Vital Information NYC Edition
featuring Andy Fusco (alto sax) Steve Smith (drums) Baron Browne (bass) Mark
Soskin (keyboards) Vinny Valentino (guitar)
Berks Jazz Fest
The Inn at Reading / Ballroom
1040 N. Park Rd.
Wyomissing, PA 19610
610-372-7811
https://www.berksjazzfest.com

Saturday, April 6
Steve Smith and Vital Information NYC Edition
featuring Andy Fusco (alto sax) Steve Smith (drums) Baron Browne (bass) Mark
Soskin (keyboards) Vinny Valentino (guitar)
The Iridium Jazz Club
1650 Broadway (at 51st St)
New York, NY 10019
212-582-2121
http://theiridium.com

Sunday, April 7
Steve Smith and Vital Information NYC Edition
featuring Andy Fusco (alto sax) Steve Smith (drums) Baron Browne (bass) Mark
Soskin (keyboards) Vinny Valentino (guitar)
The Iridium Jazz Club
1650 Broadway (at 51st St)
New York, NY 10019
212-582-2121
http://theiridium.com

Thursday, April 11
Steve Smith and Vital Information NYC Edition
featuring Andy Fusco (alto sax) Steve Smith (drums) Baron Browne (bass) Mark Soskin (keyboards) Vinny Valentino (guitar)
Regatta Bar / The Charles Hotel
1 Bennett St.
Cambridge, MA 02138
617-661-5000
http://www.regattabarjazz.com

Friday, April 12
Steve Smith and Vital Information NYC Edition
featuring Andy Fusco (alto sax) Steve Smith (drums) Baron Browne (bass) Mark Soskin (keyboards) Vinny Valentino (guitar)
Chan’s Egg Rolls Jazz and Blues
267 Main Street
Woonsocket, RI 02895
401-765-1900
http://www.chanseggrollsandjazz.com/about.htm

Saturday, April 13
Steve Smith and Vital Information NYC Edition
featuring Andy Fusco (alto sax) Steve Smith (drums) Baron Browne (bass) Mark Soskin
(keyboards) Vinny Valentino (guitar)
On Broadway, inside the Long Island Drum Center
One set at 8:00pm
86 Tec Street
Hicksville, NY 11801
For Tickets: ndadrum@aol.com or 516-735-2984
www.lidrum.com

Sunday, April 14
Steve Smith drumset clinic
CT Drum Show 10:00am-5:00pm
The Sphinx Shriners Center
3066 Berlin Turnpike
Newington, CT 06111
www.ctdrumshow.com
for info: ctdrumshow@aol.com

Steve Smith and Vital Information NYC Edition tour of China

Sunday, April 28
Steve Smith and Vital Information NYC Edition
Steve Smith (drums) Baron Browne (bass) Mark Soskin (keyboards) Vinny Valentino (guitar)
Queen Elizabeth Stadium
18 Oi Kwan Road
Wan Chai, Hong Kong
https://www.lcsd.gov.hk/en/qes/index.html

Wednesday, May 1
Steve Smith and Vital Information NYC Edition
Steve Smith (drums) Baron Browne (bass) Mark Soskin (keyboards) Vinny Valentino (guitar)
Shanghai, China
Venue TBA

Friday, May 3
Steve Smith and Vital Information NYC Edition
Steve Smith (drums) Baron Browne (bass) Mark Soskin (keyboards) Vinny Valentino (guitar)
Zhengzhou, China
Venue TBA

Saturday, May 4
Steve Smith and Vital Information NYC Edition
Steve Smith (drums) Baron Browne (bass) Mark Soskin (keyboards) Vinny Valentino (guitar)
Blue Note Beijing
23 Qianmen East Street
Dongcheng District
Beijing, China
http://www.bluenotebeijing.com/homepage

Sunday, May 5
Steve Smith and Vital Information NYC Edition
Steve Smith (drums) Baron Browne (bass) Mark Soskin (keyboards) Vinny Valentino (guitar)
Blue Note Beijing
23 Qianmen East Street
Dongcheng District
Beijing, China
http://www.bluenotebeijing.com/homepage

Tuesday, May 7
Steve Smith and Vital Information NYC Edition
Steve Smith (drums) Baron Browne (bass) Mark Soskin (keyboards) Vinny Valentino (guitar)
Kunming, China
Venue TBA

Friday, May 10
Steve Smith and Vital Information NYC Edition
Steve Smith (drums) Baron Browne (bass) Mark Soskin (keyboards) Vinny Valentino (guitar)
Shenzhen, China
Venue TBA

Saturday, May 11
Steve Smith and Vital Information NYC Edition
Steve Smith (drums) Baron Browne (bass) Mark Soskin (keyboards) Vinny Valentino (guitar)
Zhuhai, China
Venue TBA

The Jazz Masters Play Ornette
Tom Harrell (trumpet) Donny McCaslin (tenor sax) Ben Allison (bass)
and Steve Smith (drums)


Tuesday, May 28
The Jazz Masters play Ornette
Tom Harrell (trumpet) Donny McCaslin (tenor sax) Ben Allison (bass) Steve Smith (drums)
Birdland Jazz Club
315 W 44th Street
New York, NY 10036
212-581-3080
www.birdlandjazz.com

Wednesday, May 29
The Jazz Masters play Ornette
Tom Harrell (trumpet) Donny McCaslin (tenor sax) Ben Allison (bass) Steve Smith (drums)
Birdland Jazz Club
315 W 44th Street
New York, NY 10036
212-581-3080
www.birdlandjazz.com

Thursday, May 30
The Jazz Masters play Ornette
Tom Harrell (trumpet) Donny McCaslin (tenor sax) Ben Allison (bass) Steve Smith (drums)
Birdland Jazz Club
315 W 44th Street
New York, NY 10036
212-581-3080
www.birdlandjazz.com

Friday, May 31
The Jazz Masters play Ornette
Tom Harrell (trumpet) Donny McCaslin (tenor sax) Ben Allison (bass) Steve Smith (drums)
Birdland Jazz Club
315 W 44th Street
New York, NY 10036
212-581-3080
www.birdlandjazz.com

Saturday, June 1
The Jazz Masters play Ornette
Tom Harrell (trumpet) Donny McCaslin (tenor sax) Ben Allison (bass) Steve Smith (drums)
Birdland Jazz Club
315 W 44th Street
New York, NY 10036
212-581-3080
www.birdlandjazz.com

Tuesday, June 25
Steve Smith’s Groove Blue Organ Trio featuring Tony Monaco (Hammond B3), Vinny Valentino
(guitar) and Steve Smith (drums)
The Cape Cod Jazz Festival
Wequasset Resort and Golf Club
Chatham, MA
http://info.wequassett.com/jazz-festival

Thursday, June 27-Sunday, June 30
Steve Smith’s Groove Blue Organ Trio Canadian Jazz Festival Tour
Venues TBA

Groove: Blue Organ Trio at Birdland
featuring Tony Monaco (Hammond B3), Vinny Valentino (guitar)
and Steve Smith (drums)


Tuesday, July 16
Groove: Blue Organ Trio featuring Tony Monaco (Hammond B3), Vinny Valentino (guitar) and Steve Smith (drums)
Birdland Jazz Club
315 W 44th Street
New York, NY 10036
212-581-3080
www.birdlandjazz.com

Wednesday, July 17
Groove: Blue Organ Trio featuring Tony Monaco (Hammond B3), Vinny Valentino (guitar) and Steve Smith (drums)
Birdland Jazz Club
315 W 44th Street
New York, NY 10036
212-581-3080
www.birdlandjazz.com

Thursday, July 18
Groove: Blue Organ Trio featuring Tony Monaco (Hammond B3), Vinny Valentino (guitar) and Steve Smith (drums)
Birdland Jazz Club
315 W 44th Street
New York, NY 10036
212-581-3080
www.birdlandjazz.com

Friday, July 19
Groove: Blue Organ Trio featuring Tony Monaco (Hammond B3), Vinny Valentino (guitar) and Steve Smith (drums)
Birdland Jazz Club
315 W 44th Street
New York, NY 10036
212-581-3080
www.birdlandjazz.com

Saturday, July 20
Groove: Blue Organ Trio featuring Tony Monaco (Hammond B3), Vinny Valentino (guitar) and Steve Smith (drums)
Birdland Jazz Club
315 W 44th Street
New York, NY 10036
212-581-3080
www.birdlandjazz.com

Drum Fantasy Camp
Intimate classes, concerts, and jams with four of the world's greatest drummers and a world-class band!

Friday, August 9
Drum Fantasy Camp Opening Concert featuring Steve Smith, Dennis Chambers, Vinny Valentino (guitar), Chrissi Poland (vocals), Stu Mindeman (keys), and James Genus (bass).
Martyrs'
3855 N. Lincoln Ave.
Chicago, IL 60613
Cost: $25 (or $22 with the purchase of the August 13 show)
www.drumfantasycamp.com

Saturday, August 10 - Tuesday, August 13
Drum Fantasy Camp classes and jams featuring Steve Smith, Dennis Chambers, two other iconic drummers, and a band featuring Vinny Valentino (guitar), Chrissi Poland (vocals), Stu Mindeman (keys), and James Genus (bass).
Vic's Drum Shop
345 N. Loomis St.
Chicago, IL 60607
Cost: varies based on single days to the full camp
www.drumfantasycamp.com

Coltrane Revisited – A Tribute to John Coltrane
Jimmy Greene (tenor sax), Jon Irabagon (tenor sax), Jeremy Pelt (trumpet), Helen Sung (piano), Lonnie Plaxico (bass), and Steve Smith (drums)

Tuesday, September 24
Coltrane Revisited – A Tribute to John Coltrane
Jimmy Greene (tenor sax), Jon Irabagon (tenor sax), Jeremy Pelt (trumpet), Helen Sung (piano), Lonnie Plaxico (bass), and Steve Smith (drums)
Birdland Jazz Club
315 W 44th Street
New York, NY 10036
212-581-3080
www.birdlandjazz.com

Wednesday, September 25
Coltrane Revisited – A Tribute to John Coltrane
Jimmy Greene (tenor sax), Jon Irabagon (tenor sax), Jeremy Pelt (trumpet), Helen Sung (piano), Lonnie Plaxico (bass), and Steve Smith (drums)
Birdland Jazz Club
315 W 44th Street
New York, NY 10036
212-581-3080
www.birdlandjazz.com

Thursday, September 26
Coltrane Revisited – A Tribute to John Coltrane
Jimmy Greene (tenor sax), Jon Irabagon (tenor sax), Jeremy Pelt (trumpet), Helen Sung (piano), Lonnie Plaxico (bass), and Steve Smith (drums)
Birdland Jazz Club
315 W 44th Street
New York, NY 10036
212-581-3080
www.birdlandjazz.com

Friday, September 27
Coltrane Revisited – A Tribute to John Coltrane
Jimmy Greene (tenor sax), Jon Irabagon (tenor sax), Jeremy Pelt (trumpet), Helen Sung (piano), Lonnie Plaxico (bass), and Steve Smith (drums)
Birdland Jazz Club
315 W 44th Street
New York, NY 10036
212-581-3080
www.birdlandjazz.com

Saturday, September 28
Coltrane Revisited – A Tribute to John Coltrane
Jimmy Greene (tenor sax), Jon Irabagon (tenor sax), Jeremy Pelt (trumpet), Helen Sung (piano), Lonnie Plaxico (bass), and Steve Smith (drums)
Birdland Jazz Club
315 W 44th Street
New York, NY 10036
212-581-3080
www.birdlandjazz.com

Journey Tour Dates
October/November (TBA)



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