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Prayer Meetin'

LP (Item 8093) Blue Note, Early 60s — Condition: Very Good
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Jimmy Smith and Stanley Turrentine go head to head in a great little set for Blue Note – spare quartet grooving, with lots of room for soulful solos! Turrentine's simply great at this point – playing with a raspy edge on the bottom of his tone, sounding dark and mysterious – not nearly as sweet as in later years. Smith is wonderful too – still with traces of the rough experimental approach to the Hammond that he used in his first few Blue Note sides, but with a bit more of a defined and swinging sound. Titles include "Stone Cold Dead in the Market", "Red Top", and "Picknickin'". (New York stereo pressing, with Van Gelder stamp.)  © 1996-2014, Dusty Groove, Inc.


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