Mary Lou Williams My Mama Pinned A Rose On Me

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  • Originally Released: 2005
  • Label: Pablo

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An amazingly accomplished jazz pianist, Williams summarized the impact of the blues on her musical thinking and development with this important release. Originally recorded September, 1977.

Tracks:

  • Buy for $0.991.The Blues
  • Buy for $0.992.N.G. Blues
  • Buy for $0.993.Dirge Blues
  • Buy for $0.994.Baby Bear Boogie
  • Buy for $0.995.Turtle Speed Blues
  • Buy for $0.996.Blues For Peter
  • Buy for $0.997.My Mama Pinned A Rose On Me
  • Buy for $0.998.Prelude To Prism
  • Buy for $0.999.Prism
  • Buy for $0.9910.What's Your Story Morning Glory
  • Buy for $0.9911.Prelude To Love Roots
  • Buy for $0.9912.Love Roots
  • Buy for $0.9913.Rhythmic Pattern
  • Buy for $0.9914.J.B. Waltz
  • Buy for $0.9915.The Blues
  • Buy for $0.9916.No Title Blues
  • Buy for $0.9917.Syl-O-Gism

Product Description:

Personnel: Mary Lou Williams (vocals, piano); Mary Lou Williams; Cynthia Tyson, Cynthia Tyson (vocals); Buster Williams (bass instrument).
Audio Remasterer: Joe Tarantino.
Liner Note Author: Mary Lou Williams.
Recording information: RCA Studios, New York, NY (12/27/1977).
Photographer: Phil Stern.
As progressive and ambitious as Mary Lou Williams's work could be, it was always rooted in the blues, so it comes as no surprise that 1977's MY MAMA PINNED A ROSE ON ME honors and exalts the influence of the blues form. Gospel-inspired vocalist Cynthia Tyson steps up to the mic on two tracks here (and these are among several standouts on the album). Williams's deft piano playing is center-stage throughout, as is the sinuous bass playing of Buster Williams. The lack of drums and conventional rhythmic structures help keep MY MAMA airy and light, even while Williams and company bring it all home in rootsy fashion.

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Product Info:

  • Sales Rank: 17,951
  • UPC: 025218710824
  • Shipping Weight: 0.19/lbs (approx)
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