The newly formed Tone Center fusion label is a magnet for virtuoso jazz/rock players and continues to supply the public with outstanding quality releases. Featured players are guitarist Frank Gambale ( Chick Corea, Vital Information ), drummer Steve Smith ( Journey, Vital Information) and bassist Stu Hamm ( Joe Satriani, Steve Vai).
"Come On In" is the fourth in a series of recordings documenting the new direction of Vital Information. In their 1998 recording Where We Come From, the band returned to the roots of U.S. Music. Reinventing their concept around the sound of the Hammond-B3 Organ with the rhythmic underpinnings of the organic soul/funk grooves of the 60's and 70's. In their double CD Live Around The World 1999-2002 the band developed their sound and evolved into a unique, powerhouse unit. Their prior record "Show 'Em Where You Live" reached into the richness of the history of U.S.
GHS 3 features Guitarist Frank Gambale (Chick Corea's Electric Band), Drummer Steve Smith (Vital Information, Steps Ahead) and bassist Stu Hamm (Joe Satriani, Steve Vai) who fuse forces to create their most intense musical statement to date. All legends on their respective instruments, this record showcases their playing in a heavy ensemble environment, yet leaves plenty of room for each player to stretch his soloing abilities to the outer limits.
This is Scott Henderson's first live recording and captures his critically acclaimed guitar ability as it was showcase at an LA club over several nights during 2004. Guitar fans have enjoyed hearing Scott work with Jean Luc Ponty, Chick Corea, Joe Zawinul, power fusion trio " Henderson, Smith and Wooten" with Steve Smith and Victor Wooten and his own band Tribal Tech. In addition, Scott has churned out an incredible body of work stemming from his other career as founding member of Tribal Tech and as a solo artist, both of which he has toured extensively to support.