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All Music Guide - Adam Greenberg
A scorching album of funky grooves from Maceo Parker, assisted by the rest of the JB's on backing horns. The album was recorded in concert at a club called Stadtgarten in Cologne, Germany, and the crowd seems just as responsive in most ways as any Atlanta mob. Along with the JB horns, Vincent Henry accompanies on bass throughout the album/concert. The album starts out with an original Maceo composition, then moves into a pair from his old boss James Brown. After that, there's another Maceo number, a cover of "Addictive Love," a rendition of "Georgia on My Mind," and a composition undertaken by a veritable army of funk veterans. This is probably just about the best solo ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Adam Greenberg
A scorching album of funky grooves from Maceo Parker, assisted by the rest of the JB's on backing horns. The album was recorded in concert at a club called Stadtgarten in Cologne, Germany, and the crowd seems just as responsive in most ways as any Atlanta mob. Along with the JB horns, Vincent Henry accompanies on bass throughout the album/concert. The album starts out with an original Maceo composition, then moves into a pair from his old boss James Brown. After that, there's another Maceo number, a cover of "Addictive Love," a rendition of "Georgia on My Mind," and a composition undertaken by a veritable army of funk veterans. This is probably just about the best solo Maceo Parker album there is, at least until the release of Funkoverload. If you're a funk fan, or a soul-jazz fan, this album might just provide what you need. Maceo on his own always provides a nice collection of soul and funk, and this one is no exception.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/9/2008
  • Label: Minor Music
  • UPC: 033585502324
  • Catalog Number: 801023
  • Sales rank: 22,510

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Maceo Parker Primary Artist, Alto Saxophone, Vocals
Candy Dulfer Alto Saxophone, Guest Appearance
Larry Goldings Organ, Hammond Organ
Vincent Henry Bass, Bass Guitar, Alto Saxophone, Guest Appearance
Rodney Jones Guitar
Pee Wee Ellis Flute, Tenor Saxophone, Vocals
Kym Mazelle Vocals, Guest Appearance
Kenwood Dennard Drums
Fred Wesley Trombone, Vocals
Technical Credits
Hoagy Carmichael Composer
Maceo Parker Producer
Stephan Meyner Producer
Gerhard Veeck Engineer
Stuart Gorrell Composer
Ansgar Ballhorn Mastering
Sanna Salber Artwork
Cliff White Liner Notes
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