Vinny Valentino recently joined Steve Smith’s Vital Information and has four previous CDs as a leader to his credit. His latest features mostly original music by his Funky Colors Band, with Marshall Keys on sax, Baron Browne on electric bass, Joel Rosenblatt on drums and Gilad on percussion. There are also special guests on the order of John Benitez, Dennis Chambers and Raymond Angry. Unfortunately, the low-budget packaging fails to itemize their contributions, leaving us to guess who is playing what.
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