Shirley Scott

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Review by Michael Erlewine Just what it says. The queen of the Hammond organ (along with Henry Grimes (b) and Otis Finch (d)) plays compositions by the funk-master himself, Horace Silver. Included are “Senor Blues” and “The Preacher.” Tracklist A1 Senor Blues A2 Moon Ray A3 Sister Sadie B1 Doodlin’ B2 The Preacher B3 Strollin’ Credits Bass – Henry Grimes ...

Review by Scott Yanow Most of organist Shirley Scott’s records in the 1960s featured her husband, tenor saxophonist Stanley Turrentine, so this trio effort with bassist Ron Carter and drummer Jimmy Cobb was a change of pace. As usual, Scott features an off-the-wall tune (“What The World Needs Now Is Love”) in her repertoire, along with standards (including “On A ...

Edward Davis nació el 2 de marzo de 1922, en Nueva York. Músico autodidacta, comenzó su carrera profesional en Harlem ocho meses después de la compra de su primer saxofón y a finales de los años 30 ya trabajaba regularmente en la Clark Monroe’s Uptown House. A pesar de la estrecha relación que mantendría con el bebop unos años más ...

Editorial Reviews The most detailed CD exploration yet into the early 1960s rise of Jazz organists featuring the greatest exponents of the genre: Jimmy Smith, Jimmy McGriff, Brother Jack McDuff, Booker T and many others. Includes the defining hits like “Walk On The Wild Side”, “I Got A Woman” and of course “Green Onion”. One of the greatest things about ...

1 – Roll ‘Em – 4:08 2 – For Dancers Only – 3:43 3 – Sophisticated Swing – 2:51 4 – Sometimes I’m Happy – 3:54 5 – Little Brown Jug – 3:57 6 – Stompin’ at the Savoy – 3:57 7 – Ain’t Misbehavin’ – 3:30 8 – A-Tisket, A-Tasket – 3:55 9 – Things Ain’t What They Used ...

Review by Steve Leggett Although she freely offered Jimmy Smith as her main influence, Philadelphia’s Shirley Scott brought her own mixture of sophistication and soul jazz funk to her Hammond B-3 recordings. Less blues-based than Smith, she had a softer tone and tackled a wider range of material, although, like Smith, she was arguably at her best in the trio ...

Never Let Me Go is the eighth album by jazz saxophonist Stanley Turrentine recorded for the Blue Note label and performed by Turrentine with Shirley Scott, Major Holley, Ray Barretto and Al Harewood, with Sam Jones and Clarence Johnston replacing Holley, Barretto and Harewood on two tracks. Review by Thom JurekThis 1961 groove date by Stanley Turrentine is an example ...

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