Legends of Acid Jazz: Hammond Heroes

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Richie Unterberger
Very good compilation of 13 soul-jazz cuts from the Prestige vaults featuring the Hammond B-3 organ, recorded between 1959 and 1967. Some of the names Shirley Scott, Jack McDuff, Richard "Groove" Holmes" are pretty well known to fans of the style, but others are not. It's also a useful disc because it has key sides on which McDuff, Larry Young, John Patton, and others were playing as sidemen to non-keyboardist leaders, and thus might be overlooked by collectors of the style. Willis Jackson's "Pool Shark" with Carl Wilson on organ and Trudy Pitts' ebullient run through "Take Five" are real groovers; Richard "Groove" Holmes' "Misty" was a Top Fifty pop hit and one of ...
See more details below
Available through our Marketplace sellers.
Other sellers (CD)
  • All (1) from   
  • New (1) from $0.00   
Close
Sort by
Showing All
We’re having technical difficulties. Please try again shortly.
Showing All
Close
Sort by

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Richie Unterberger
Very good compilation of 13 soul-jazz cuts from the Prestige vaults featuring the Hammond B-3 organ, recorded between 1959 and 1967. Some of the names Shirley Scott, Jack McDuff, Richard "Groove" Holmes" are pretty well known to fans of the style, but others are not. It's also a useful disc because it has key sides on which McDuff, Larry Young, John Patton, and others were playing as sidemen to non-keyboardist leaders, and thus might be overlooked by collectors of the style. Willis Jackson's "Pool Shark" with Carl Wilson on organ and Trudy Pitts' ebullient run through "Take Five" are real groovers; Richard "Groove" Holmes' "Misty" was a Top Fifty pop hit and one of the few soul-jazz singles to hit the charts.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/27/2009
  • Label: Universal Uk
  • UPC: 888072314344
  • Catalog Number: 7231434

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Please Mr. Jackson (5:45)
  2. 2 Takin' Care of Business - Shirley Scott (3:34)
  3. 3 Smooth Sailing - Austin Mitchell (5:01)
  4. 4 Sticks and Stones (4:28)
  5. 5 Remember (5:27)
  6. 6 Twistin' the Jug (4:38)
  7. 7 Crib Theme (10:12)
  8. 8 Rock Candy (6:09)
  9. 9 Pool Shark - Carl "Flat Top" Wilson (3:54)
  10. 10 Donald Duck (5:48)
  11. 11 Misty (6:03)
  12. 12 One Track Mind (5:43)
  13. 13 Take Five (4:29)
Read More Show Less

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Ray Barretto Conga
Gene Ammons Tenor Saxophone, Track Performer
George Benson Guitar
Arnett Cobb Tenor Saxophone, Track Performer
Booker Ervin Tenor Saxophone
Jimmy Forrest Tenor Saxophone, Track Performer
Red Holloway Tenor Saxophone, Track Performer
Bill Jennings Guitar
Sam Jones Bass
Pat Martino Guitar
Joe Newman Trumpet
Don Patterson Organ
Walter Perkins Drums
Shirley Scott Hammond Organ, Track Performer
Larry Young Hammond Organ, Track Performer
Leonard Gaskin Bass
Billy James Drums
Tommy Potter Bass
Joe Dukes Drums
Trudy Pitts Organ, Vocals, Track Performer
Freddie Roach Organ, Track Performer
Thornel Schwartz Guitar
Johnny Smith Hammond Organ
George Duvivier Bass
Buster Cooper Trombone
Vincent Corrao Guitar
Arthur Edgehill Drums
Gene Edwards Guitar
Eric Gale Guitar
Richard "Groove" Holmes Organ, Track Performer
Willis "Gator" Jackson Tenor Saxophone, Track Performer
Osie Johnson Drums
Herb Lovelle Drums
Wendell Marshall Bass
Jack McDuff Organ, Track Performer
Eddie McFadden Guitar
Austin Mitchell Organ, Track Performer
Big John Patton Organ, Track Performer
Frank Robinson Trumpet
Jackie Mills Drums
Jimmie Smith Drums
Abdu Johnson Conga
Johnny "Hammond" Smith Track Performer
Edlin Terry Tenor Saxophone
Willis Jackson Quintet Track Performer
Alvin Johnson Drums
Carl "Flat Top" Wilson Organ, Track Performer
Leo Stevens Drums
Joe Hadrick Drums
Bill Carney Drums
Technical Credits
Erroll Garner Composer
Johnny Burke Composer
Rudy Van Gelder Engineer
Willis "Gator" Jackson Composer
Joe Tarantino Remastering
Jamie Putnam Art Direction
Harry Duncan Liner Notes
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously