Kansas City Here I Come

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Big Joe Turner's next-to-last recording is certainly listenable but not prime material. Turner's elocution became quite blurry in his later years with a lot of slurring of words and rather loose singing and yet his ability to express blues feeling and his sense of swing were unimpaired. Among the mostly obscure backup crew are tenor saxophonist Lee Allen, Jerry Jumonville on baritone and alto and guitarist Terry Evans but in general the playing is pretty anonymous. This CD, one of many Big Joe Turner releases currently available, is mostly for completists.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Big Joe Turner's next-to-last recording is certainly listenable but not prime material. Turner's elocution became quite blurry in his later years with a lot of slurring of words and rather loose singing and yet his ability to express blues feeling and his sense of swing were unimpaired. Among the mostly obscure backup crew are tenor saxophonist Lee Allen, Jerry Jumonville on baritone and alto and guitarist Terry Evans but in general the playing is pretty anonymous. This CD, one of many Big Joe Turner releases currently available, is mostly for completists.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/12/1996
  • Label: Ojc
  • UPC: 025218674324
  • Catalog Number: 743

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Big Joe Turner Primary Artist, Vocals
Lee Allen Tenor Saxophone
Terry Evans Electric Guitar
Jerry Jumonville Alto Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone
Alvin Robinson Electric Guitar
Ike Williams Trumpet
Bobby Blevins Piano
Lee Allen & His Band Tenor Saxophone
Al Dunkin Drums
Rudy Brown Electric Bass
Joe Turner Vocals
Technical Credits
George Jackson Composer
Norman Granz Producer
Terry Evans Contributor
Jerry Jumonville Contributor
Allen Sides Engineer
Ike Williams Contributor
Phil Carroll Art Direction
Benny Green Liner Notes
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