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The Room - Brother Jack McDuff - As Real As It Gets (CD, Album)

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  1. Jack McDuff "Brother" Jack McDuff (September 17, – January 23, ) was an American jazz organist and organ trio bandleader who was most prominent during the hard bop and soul jazz era of the s, often performing with an organ trio. Update this biography» Complete biography of Jack McDuff».
  2. This tune's funky coolness brings to mind those fine albums McDuff and Benson recorded together in the mid '60s. Mark Whitfield's Wes Montgomery-like solo on "Girl Talk" is the best guitar interlude on the CD. "After Hours" features Brother Jack on the piano, and his playing is spare but intensely bluesy.
  3. ‎A marvelous bandleader and organist as well as capable arranger, "Brother" Jack McDuff has one of the funkiest, most soulful styles of all time on the Hammond B His rock-solid basslines and blues-drenched solos are balanced by clever, almost pianistic melodies and interesting progressions and phr. Available with an Apple Music subscription.
  4. Hammond B-3 organist Jack McDuff spent his last decade recording for the Concord Jazz label, and for the most part his albums during this time period lacked the verve and fire of his earlier work, and he seemed, at times, to be going through the motions.
  5. Organist Jack McDuff may be known mostly for introducing the world to guitarist George Benson in the early s, but he's also always been a funky jazz organist of the first rank. Both sides of McDuff's legacy are on display on his new Bringin' It Home, and the result is a blues, jazz, and funk-drenched album that sounds like it was cut at a.
  6. Jan 26,  · Early McDuff recordings like Brother Jack (for Prestige) were to have a second coming in the 80s as anthems of the club-world of acid jazz, and their powerful swing and bluesiness, allied to an.
  7. He's introduced as "America's most exciting Jazz organist. Brother Jack McDuff" and an hour or so later, after hearing two concerts, you can't see much about that statement to argue with. You also soak up some great guitar playing by George Benson who even clucks his instrument like a chicken at one point. The whole band is off the chain.
  8. May 10,  · Brother Jack McDuff - organ; Red Holloway - tenor sax; George Benson - guitar; Joe Dukes - drums. Festival gig in France.
  9. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for As Real as It Gets - Jack McDuff on AllMusic -

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