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Father Music, Mother Dance

LP (Item 6073) Impulse, 1974 — Condition: Used
Gatefold
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4.60 5

Funky and soulful spiritual work from Michael White, and a better set of grooves than you'll find on most of his other records. The set's got a good electric vibe, with a production style that differs from most other Impulse recordings, and which sounds more like it belongs on a Roy Ayers recording from the time. White's violin is fairly restrained, and used more for rhythm than for out soloing. Cuts include "Father Music, Mother Dance", "Commin' From", and "Water Children. Nice stuff, and one that you might overlook if you're not careful. (Cover has ring & edge wear with fully split top & bottom seams.)  © 1996-2014, Dusty Groove, Inc.


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