Pianist Roger Smith wears many hats. He’s a smooth-jazz artist. He’s a member of Tower of Power. He fronts Jazz Rosco, a funky and loud fusion band that tours and also has a well-received CD. Sittin’ In, while a solo project, deftly combines all the elements and influences of Smith’s music. No doubt, though, Smith is happiest in jam-band mode, throwing out piano, organ and synth riffs a-plenty.
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