Monday, 31 August 2009

Info: Richard ''Groove'' Holmes Albums

Richard ‘Groove’ Holmes29 Albums

Richard ‘Groove’ Holmes, (May 2, 1931 – June 29, 1991) was a jazz organist who performed in the hard bop and soul jazz genre. He is best known for his uptempo recording of ‘Misty’, from the album ‘Soul Message’.

One of the top jazz organists to emerge on the scene after Jimmy Smith’s initial success, Richard ‘Groove’ Holmes had perhaps the best left hand walking bass, and he could create an immense swing and groove, hence his nickname. Listen to the organ trio live recording of ‘Living Soul’ from the album ‘Spicy’ for an example of this.

List of included albums:

1961 Groovin’ With Jug
1961 That Healin’ Feelin’
1962 After Hours
1962 Somethin’ Special
1964 Book Of The Blues Vol. 1
1965 Soul Message
1966 On Basie’s Bandstand
1966 Spicy
1966 A Bowl Of Soul
1967 Super Soul
1967 Get Up And Get It!
1967 Blue Groove
1967 Soul Power
1968 The Groover!
1969 Workin’ On A Groovy Thing
1969 Welcome Home
1970 Come Together
1971 Comin’ On Home
1972 The Best Of
1973 Night Glider
1973 Giants Of The Organ In Concert
1974 Giants Of The Organ Come Together
1974 New Groove
1975 Onsaya Joy
1975 Six Million Dollar Man
1976 I’m In The Mood For Love
1977 Dancing In The Sun
1980 Broadway
1980 Ya Understand Me?

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

see the title.....

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