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Do It Now!

LP (Item 15210) Atlantic, 1967 — Condition: Used
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Tight funky instrumentals from Brother Jack McDuff – an Atlantic groover that's probably closer to his late 60s gems for Cadet Records than it is his earlier work for Prestige! The solos are shorter, but they're packed nicely around the rhythms – played by a combo that features a young Melvin Sparks on some mighty nice guitar – plus Leo Johnson on tenor and Ray Appleton on drums! The groove is tight and choppy, with little bits of funk, and McDuff's usual sense of humor and warmth – and for the record, Jack wrote loads of original tracks, including "Mush Melon", "Snap Back Jack", "Strolling Blues", and "Do It Now". (Red & purple label pressing – in wonderful shape! Cover has a small cutout hole, but is otherwise wonderful.)  © 1996-2014, Dusty Groove, Inc.


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