Five Concerts with Vinnie Colaiuta

Vinnie Colaiuta, drummer extraordinaire, plays on most of Sting’s albums and particularly on “Sacred Love” released today (but in 2003).

Very much in demand, Vinnie has played on numerous albums (you want to verify ? click on http://go.rvj.pm/vinniecolaiuta), albums by artists as different as Zappa and Bublé.

The ‘Five Concerts with Vinnie Colaiuta’ are with Jeff Beck, Herbie Hancock, Sting, John Patitucci and Chick Corea New Akoustic trio (this one has a second version with a drumcam only) plus two funny bonuses. Enjoy!

Track Listing :

1.Ronnie Scott’S Jazz Club (November 10, 2008) . – Beck’S Bolero. – Eternity’S Breath. – Stratus. – Cause We’Ve Ended As Lovers. – Behind The Veil. – You Never Know. – Nadia. – Blast From The East. – Led Boots. – Angel (Footsteps). – Scatterbrain. – Goodbye Pork Pie Hat/Brush With The Blues. – Space Boogie. – Big Block. – A Day In The Life. – Where Were You.

3.Avo Session, Messe, Basel, Switzerland (November 10, 2006) . – Actual Proof . – Watermelon Man . – Stitched Up . – Maiden Voyage . – Virgin Forest . – Cantaloupe Island . – Chameleon .

5.Jazz Jamboree 1993 Sala Kongresowa, Warsaw, Poland (October 1993) .

4.Antik Tiyatro, Surmeli Efes, Turkey (July 2, 1993) . – If I Ever Lose My Faith In You . – Heavy Cloud No Rain . – Love Is Stronger Than Justice (The Munificent Seven) . – Seven Days . – A Day In The Life . – Fields Of Gold . – Synchronicity Ii . – Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic . – Roxanne . – It’S Probably Me . – Shape Of My Heart . – Saint Augustine In Hell . – Straight To My Heart . – Englishman In New York . – King Of Pain . – Bring On The Night . – When The World Is Running Down, You Make The Best Of What’S Still Around . – Encore .

6.Blue Note, Tokyo, Japan (November 1992) . – Humpty Dumpty . – Tumba . – Round Midnight . – Miniature No.3 . – New Waltse . – Spain .

Bonus.Blue Note, Tokyo, Japan (November 1992) Drumcam

Musicians : Vinnie Colaiuta – Drums . Jeff Beck – Guitar On (1) . Tal Wilkenfeld – Bass On (1) . Herbie Hancock – Piano, Keyboards On (2) . Lionel Loueke – Guitar On (2) . Nathan East – Bass On (2) . John Patitucci – Bass On (3 – 5) . Gary Thomas – Saxophone On (3) . John Beasley – Keyboards On (3) . Sting – Bass, Vocals On (4) . Dominic Miller – Guitar On (4) . David Sancious – Keyboards On (4) . New Akoustic Band – On (5) . Chick Corea – Piano On (5)

Five Concerts with Vinnie Colaiuta

Vinnie Colaiuta – The Official Website
Let’s just say what I didn’t do was try to seek out many different playing styles, because I was thinking, “Well, I’d better be able to do this to be a big session kingpin”, or anything like that. I just like a lot of different kinds of music, and I like quality music regardless of genre. I’ve never looked at it like, “Well, this is really hard and, damn it, I have to learn this style!” I just like it first. […]

Rolling Stone
100 Greatest Drummers of All Time “Before I saw him, I could figure things out,” Devo drummer Josh Freese told Drum! “He was the first guy I saw close-up and just didn’t get what he was doing.” […]

Drum!
Vinnie Colaiuta Returns Home To Gretsch Drums “I was in free fall and I made a soft landing. My sound is Gretsch. Home is where the heart is. I came back home,” said Colaiuta. […]

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