Down Beat - 4/97, p.593.5 Stars (out of 5)
- "...the real news here--and it's worth the ticket price--is drummer Cie Frazier, whose genuine N'awlins woodblocks, cowbells...and thumping bass pulse are impossible to ignore....Frazier's press rolls are instant inspiration: tight like that!"
Personnel: George Lewis (clarinet); Don Ewell (piano); Jim Robinson (trombone); Cie Frazier (drums).
Personnel: Don Ewell (piano); George Lewis (clarinet); Jim Robinson (trombone); Cle Frazier, Josiah "Cie" Frazier (drums).
Recording information: Boyden High School, Salisbury, England (06/05/1966).
A very fine collaboration with Don Ewell. The 1997 CD reissue adds a new version of "Bucket's Got a Hole in It" and four worthy alternate takes from the same session. ~ Ron Wynn