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Melvin Sparks - Legends of Acid Jazz album mp3
Jazz Blues,Soul Jazz,Guitar Jazz,Jazz Instrument
  • Performer:
    Melvin Sparks
  • Title:
    Legends of Acid Jazz
  • Genre:
  • Style:
    Jazz Blues,Soul Jazz,Guitar Jazz,Jazz Instrument
  • Date of release:
    July 16, 1996
  • Recording date:
    September 14, 1970 - March 8, 1071
  • Duration:
    01:16:08
  • Size FLAC version
    1205 megabytes
  • Size MP3 version
    1842 megabytes
  • Size WMA version
    1538 megabytes
  • Rating:
    4.2
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    277
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Sonny Phillips is a decent, if derivative organist who recorded three albums for Prestige from 1969-70 and a pair for Muse in the mid-1970s. This 1997 CD reissue has all of the music from Sure 'Nuff and Black on Black, a couple of fine soul-jazz recordings. The later date features Phillips with tenor saxophonist Rusty Bryant, guitarist Melvin Sparks, electric bassist Jimmy Lewis and drummer Bernard Purdie. The music is blues- and groove-oriented, with "Oleo" being one of the few departures. Person and Bryant in particular have fine solos, while Phillips' chugging organ is appealing. This is his definitive set.

The sidemen (the underrated trumpeter Virgil Jones, the young Grover Washington, Jr. on tenor, guitarist Melvin Sparks, drummer Idris Muhammad and Buddy Caldwell on conga) are excellent, and the material, although mostly blues-oriented, is quite strong. Washington's flute is surprisingly effective on "Our Love Will Never Di. It is a pity that Spencer's career ultimately went nowhere, for he holds his own with his contemporaries throughout this recommended soul-jazz release.

Exclusive discount for Prime members. Sample this album Artist - Artist (Sample). I love funky jazz guitarists like Grant Green, so this was right in my musical wheelhouse. While Boogaloo Joe Jones's playing style is a bit different from Grant Green, I think it will appeal to other fans of jazz guitar, particularly the 1970s style that fused soul and jazz.

Acid Jazz (2) – 22X, Legends Of Acid Jazz –. Format: CD, Compilation. Written-By – Leiber/Stoller.

Artist: VA Title: Legends Of Acid Jazz Collection Year Of Release: 1996-1999 Label: Prestige Genre: Soul Jazz, Hard Bop, Funk, Blues Quality: FLAC, APE (Tracks, Image+

Credits

Papa Dee Allen - Composer
Ronald Bell - Composer
George "Funky" Brown - Composer
Harold Brown - Composer
Tom Curry - Liner Notes
B.B. Dickerson - Composer
Howard Dietz - Composer
Lorenz Hart - Composer
Al Johnson - Photography
Virgil Jones - Trumpet
Lonnie Jordan - Composer
Jerry Leiber - Composer
John Manning - Sax (Tenor)
Robert "Spike" Mickens - Composer
Charles Miller - Composer
Idris Muhammad - Drums
Lee Oskar - Composer
Houston Person - Sax (Tenor)
Bob Porter - Liner Notes, Supervisor
Reggie Roberts - Organ
Richard Rodgers - Composer
Arthur Schwartz - Composer
Howard Scott - Composer
Lonnie Liston Smith - Composer
Melvin Sparks - Composer, Guitar, Primary Artist
Leon Spencer - Composer, Organ
Sylvester "Sly Stone" Stewart - Composer
Mike Stoller - Composer
Joe Tarantino - Remastering
Dennis "D.T." Thomas - Composer
Rudy Van Gelder - Engineer
Grover Washington, Jr. - Sax (Tenor)
Richard Westfield - Composer

Track List

Title/Composer Performer Time
1 Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin) Sylvester "Sly Stone" Stewart Melvin Sparks 8:08
2 I Didn't Know What Time It Was Lorenz Hart / Richard Rodgers Melvin Sparks 6:35
3 Charlie Brown Jerry Leiber / Mike Stoller Melvin Sparks 5:55
4 The Stinker Leon Spencer Melvin Sparks 7:00
5 Spill the Wine Papa Dee Allen / Harold Brown / B.B. Dickerson / Lonnie Jordan / Charles Miller / Lee Oskar / Howard Scott Melvin Sparks 11:10
6 Who's Gonna Take the Weight Ronald Bell / George "Funky" Brown / Robert "Spike" Mickens / Lonnie Liston Smith / Dennis "D.T." Thomas / Richard Westfield Melvin Sparks 9:20
7 Spark Plug Melvin Sparks Melvin Sparks 8:50
8 Conjunction Mars Melvin Sparks Melvin Sparks 8:11
9 Alone Together Howard Dietz / Arthur Schwartz Melvin Sparks 4:14
10 Dig Dis Melvin Sparks Melvin Sparks 6:45