Friday, January 14, 2011

Grant Green - Green Is Beautiful


Year : 1970
Label : Blue Note
Genre : Jazz
Style : Soul Jazz, Jazz Funk

The ultimate Grant Green's rare groove record to the James Brown touch, from Soul Jazz to Jazz Funk, in collaboration with Earl Neal Creque, one of his best release for Blue Note featuring Idris Muhammad, Blue Mitchell and Candido Camero. Titles include the DJs' choice "Ain’t It Funky Now" (JB), vision by Green of two famous pop covers from The Beatles (A Day In The Life) and Bacharach (I’ll Never Fall in Love Again) and the contributions of Earl Neal Creque (Windjammer Dracula). Recorded at studio Rudy Van Gelder and arranged by Earl Neal Creque.

Grant Green_guitar
Idris Muhammad_drums
Candido Camero_conga
Blue Mitchell_trumpet
Richard Lendrum_Bongo
Emmanuel Riggins & Earl Neal Creque_organ
Claude Bartee_tenor sax
Jimmy Lewis_fender bass

01. Ain’t It Funky Now
02. A Day in the Life
03. Windjammer
04. I’ll Never Fall in Love Again
05. Dracula
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