Saturday, January 22, 2011

Brother Jack McDuff & David Newman - Double Barrelled Soul

Year : 1968
Label : Atlantic
Genre : Jazz
Style : Soul Jazz

McDuff meets David 'Fathead' Newman on this great Atlantic record featuring Melvin Sparks, Leo JohnsonAbe Blasingame and Danny Turner. Mc Duff played in group The Honeydripper in 1961 with tenor saxophonist Jimmy Forrest and guitarist Grant Green, launched the career of the young George Benson (The New Boss Guitar, 1964) while David 'Fathead' Newman played in Ray Charles band in the fifties and on Herbie Mann' Hold on I'm Coming (live in New York & Montreux Festival in 1972). Titles include But It's Alright by Soul Singer J.J. Jackson, nice version of Bobby Hebb' Sunny, the awesome pefect groove Duffin' Around and More Head by Newman.

Brother Jack McDuff_organ
David Newman_alto, tenor saxophone & flute
Melvin Sparks_guitar
Abe Blasingame_drums
Danny Turner_alto saxophone
Leo Johnson_tenor saxophone & flute

01. But It's Alright
02. Sunny
03. Esperanto
04. Duffin' Round
05. More Head
06. Untitled Blues

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