"...Showcases a contemporary Blues master at his peak..."
Personnel: Little Milton (vocals, guitar), Wayne Preston, John Polk (tenor saxophone), Herbert J. Williams (trumpet), Jerome Hayes (guitar), Joe Turner (bass) and Calep Emphery (drums).
Recorded live at the Montreaux Jazz Festival, July 1, 1973. Previously unreleased. Includes liner notes by Lee Hildebrand.
Digitally remastered by Phil Delancie (1989, Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, California).
Personnel: Little Milton (vocals, guitar).
Unknown Contributor Roles: Calep Emphrey; Big Joe Turner ; Wayne Preston; John Polk; Herbie Williams.
What It Is captures Little Milton at the 1973 Montreux Blues and Jazz Festival, where the guitarist was in fine form. Throughout the concert, Milton sings and solos with flair, making this more than just another live album from the guitarist and turning it into something special. ~ Thom Owens