Living Blues - 9/03, pp.49-50
"...Deacon's voice soars over the opening cut....A timeless collection of songs that continues a living, breathing tradition..."
Personnel includes: Deacon John (vocals, guitar); The Zion Harmonizers (vocals), Amadee Castanell (tenor saxophone); Allen Toussaint, Henry Butler, DR. John (piano); Chris Severin (bass); Shannon Powell, Herlin Riley (drums).
On DEACON JOHN'S JUMP BLUES, New Orleans guitarist/bandleader Deacon John leads an array of New Orleans musicians as they work their way through a series of classic blues tunes, in the soundtrack from the film of the same name. Tracks include "Big Chief," "Let the good Times Roll," "Lipstick Traces on a Cigarette," "Going Back to New Orleans," and more!