Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Idris Muhammad - Black Rhythm Revolution !


Year : 1970
Label : BGP/Prestige
Genre : Jazz
Style : Funk/Soul

First solo album  signed on Prestige label and recorded at Rudy Van Gelder studio by Idris Muhammad to Soul Jazz style and high 'Funk' accent. He is surrounded by the same lineup as on his following album, Peace & Rhythm to the exception of Ron Carter & Alan Fontaine' absence. Titles include memorable grooves & powerful drum breaks, Soul covers of James Brown, Charles Wright & the Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band, Jack McDuff and two originals compositions by Idris Muhammad. All tracks arranged by Clarence Thomas.

Idris Muhammad_drums
Jimmy Lewis_bass
Buddy Caldwell_congas
Harold Mabern_electric piano
Melvin Sparks_guitar
Clarence Thomas_tenor & soprano saxophones
Virgil Jones_trumpet

01. Express Yourself (Charles Wright)
02. Soulful Drums (Jack McDuff)
03. Super Bad (James Brown)
04. Wander
05. By the Red Sea
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