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Crazy! Baby

LP (Item 7997) Blue Note, 1960 — Condition: Used
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One of Jimmy's most classic albums for Blue Note – and a key example of why his solo skills on the organ surpassed most of his contemporaries! The record's got a stripped-down trio group of Jimmy, guitarist Quentin Warren, and drummer Donald Bailey – working through mostly familiar numbers, but taking them to places previously unheard of! The best example of this is the album's amazing version of "When Johnny Comes Marching Home" – a classic groover that takes the old snoozer and pumps it up with a snapping rhythm, then features Jimmy really working the whole thing over with an incredible solo! A similar format's applied to numbers that include "Mack the Knife", "Night in Tunisia", "What's New", and "Makin Whoopee" – and the album soars with an easy groove that's every bit of Jimmy at his best! (63rd St mono pressing with deep groove, RVG stamp, and "ear". Cover has a heavy waviness, staining, flaking and split bottom seam due to moisture.)  © 1996-2014, Dusty Groove, Inc.


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