Art Blakey (with Billy Harper) —
Moanin' ... CD LRC, 1968. Used ...
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A fantastic live set from 1968 – recorded after Blakey's classic Blue Note years, but with a group of fantastic players that includes a young Billy Harper on tenor, Ronnie Matthews on piano, and Julian Priester on trombone. Harper alone is worth the price of the CD – as his firey solos ... (Jazz) read moreCD
A bit different than you might expect from the title – but still plenty darn nice! Instead of 100% Funk, the album's more 100% Soul Jazz – some of the more 60s-oriented numbers that Jimmy McGriff recorded for Groove Merchant in the early 70s – including some of the cookers that ... (Jazz) read moreCD
A nice bit of funky organ work from Jimmy McGriff! The record's recorded with a slightly larger than usual band – but that's a good thing here, as players like Horace Ott, Cliff Davis, Richard Evans, and Everett Barksdale provide a strong bouncy groove, which Jimmy uses to solo over the top ... (Jazz) read moreCD
Sweet clubby grooving from Joe Thomas – a set that has the Ebony Godfather smoothing his groove a bit for the disco years of the late 70s, but still keeping things plenty soulful throughout! Brad Baker (of B Baker Chocolate Company fame) arranged and conducted the album, and he brings in ... (Jazz) read moreLP, Vinyl record album