Lonnie Johnson Blues, Ballads And Jumpin' Jazz
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- Released: April 25, 1994
- Originally Released: 1994
- Label: Obc
Sing Out! - 11-12/94-1/95, pp.131-132"...In the duets with Snowden, Johnson tends to take the back seat, but anyone who loves great jazz guitar will be as happy with Snowden's acoustic artistry as with Johnson's own work..."
- 1.Lester Leaps In
- 2.Blue And All Alone
- 3.On The Sunny Side Of The Street
- 4.C-Jam Blues
- 5.New Orleans Blues
- 6.Careless Love
- 7.Stormy Weather (Take 1)
- 8.Stormy Weather (Take 2)
- 9.I Ain't Gonna Give Nobody None O' This Jelly Roll
- 10.Birth Of The Blues
Recorded in April, 1960.
When producer Chris Albertson brought Lonnie Johnson and guitarist Elmer Snowden into a studio for this album on April 9, 1960, both musicians hadn't recorded in a number of years. Indeed, Snowden hadn't seen the inside of a studio in 26 years, but you'd never know it by the fleet-fingered work he employs on the opening "Lester Leaps In," where he rips off one hot chorus after another. Johnson plays a dark-toned electric while Snowden plays acoustic, with Wendell Marshall rounding things out on bass. Given Johnson's reputation as a closet jazzer, it's remarkable that he merely comps rhythm behind Snowden's leads on "C-Jam Blues" and "On the Sunny Side of the Street." Johnson handles all the vocals, turning in an especially strong turn on the second take of "Stormy Weather." Lots of studio chatter make this disc of previously unissued material a real joy to listen to, a loose and relaxed session with loads of great playing and singing to recommend it. ~ Cub Koda
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