Reviews by Genre ‘Jazz’

Richard “Groove” Holmes, Book of the Blues, Vol. 1

Posted on September 28, 2011

Richard "Groove" Holmes, Book of the Blues, Vol. 1

The B-3 is funky. “Groove” Holmes is funky. Warner Brothers records circa 1964 was not funky.

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Dee Felice Trio, In Heat

Posted on July 5, 2010

Dee Felice Trio, In Heat

Apparently the Godfather of Soul fell in love with these guys after hearing them in Cleveland, and produced the album for them. Apparently they have some session credit on a few other James Brown cuts from this time period too.

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The Bad Plus joined by Wendy Lewis, For All I Care

Posted on June 18, 2010

The Bad Plus joined by Wendy Lewis, For All I Care

I remember working once at a music store with drummer Dave King and he said, “I have the worst taste in rock music.” Well, I don’t know if I’d go that far, Mr. King.

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