Monday, 17 May 2010

Willis Jackson ''Really Groovin'''

Willis Jackson

''Really Groovin'''
( LP Prestige Records, 1961 )
Catalog # PRLP 7196

A1 Careless Love
Written-By - Williams, Handy
A2 Oatmeal
Written-By - Johnny Griffin
A3 I Remember Clifford
Written-By - Benny Golson
A4 A Twist Of Blues
Written-By - Willis Jackson
B1 Sweet Peter Charleston
Written-By - Johnny Griffin
B2 Again
Written-By - Lionel Newman
B3 He Said, She Said, I Said
Written-By - Willis Jackson
B4 Girl Of My Dreams
Written-By - T.R. Stiglets

Personnel & Credits:
Bass - Peck Morrison , Wendell Marshall
Congas - Juan Amalbert
Drums - Gus Johnson , Mickey Roker
Other [Liner Notes] - Joe Goldberg
Piano - Jimmy Neeley , Richard Wyands
Producer [Supervision] - Esmond Edwards
Recorded By - Rudy Van Gelder
Saxophone [Tenor] - Willis Jackson

Recorded at Rudy Van Gelder Studio,
Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 10, 1961
Format:Vinyl, Album, LP, Mono
Company address on cover and label:
203 S. Washington Ave., Bergenfield, NJ

A fine, soulful jazz date, mostly slow blues and ballads, from one of the kings of honky-tonk saxophone. Jackson's smooth, Ben Webster-ish tenor playing is seldom surprising, but always satisfying. Originally recorded in 1961 for Prestige, this album was reissued in Japan in the early '90s.
By Joel Roberts
(AMG. Copyright © 2010 All Media Guide, LLC. Content provided by All Music Guide ®, a trademark of All Media Guide, LLC. All rights reserved.)

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