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Grass Is Greener

LP (Item 1813) Atlantic, 1967 — Condition: Used
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A sweet soulful set from drummer Grasella Oliphant – one of two legendary albums cut for Atlantic Records in the 60s – and the one with a very heavy-hitting lineup! The vibe here is somewhere between Blue Note Hammond dates and soul jazz on Prestige Records in the mid 60s – as Grasella leads a totally great group with John Patton on Hammond, Grant Green on guitar, and Harold Ousley on tenor – making a really great appearance here, and having us wish he did more dates like this! Clark Terry's also on the set to punch things up on trumpet and flugelhorn – and titles include a killer break version of "Get Out Of My Life Woman", with some very tasty drums – plus "Cantaloupe Woman, "The Yodel", "The Latter Days", "Rapid Shave", and "Soul Woman". (Red & purple label pressing. Cover has a cutout hole, a small split on the bottom seam, some peeling at the top, and some marker and ink stamps on the back. Label has a sticker.)  © 1996-2014, Dusty Groove, Inc.


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