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Mod Jazz Rides Again – Various Artists CD (Kent)

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1. POPA NICKEL – The Tempo Rhythms2. HEY MRS JONES – Jimmy Witherspoon3. THE BOLD – Russell Evans & The Nite Hawks4. SHANKS & GRITS – Ray Shanklin5. HOT TAMALE MAN – Harold Betters6. SHERRY’S PARTY – Ray Johnson7. I KNOW A PLACE – Sammy Davis Jr & Buddy Rich8. SHA-BAZZ PTS I & II; EDIT – The Rhoda Scott Trio9. FAT MAN – Montego Joe10. PLUCKIN’ – Jimmy Mayes & The Soul Breed11. I’M A DUES PAYIN’ MAN – Otis Spann12. DO THE THING – Gate Wesley13. EAST 24TH AVENUE – Billy Graham & the Escalators14. COME ON BACK JACK – Nina Simone15. STICKS AN’ STONES – Johnny “Hammond” Smith16. HI HEEL SNEAKERS – Jackie Ivory Trio17. SHAKE IT BABY – T Bone Walker18. SPOONFUL – Playboy Five19. EMPIRE CITY – Gene Walker & The Combo20. I’VE GOT MY WALKIN’ PAPERS – The Clarence Daniels Orchestra & Obie Jessie21. PUSHIN’ THE BUTTON OF SOUL – Hank Jacobs22. TIMBER PT II – Candy Phillips23. OUT HOUSE – Eddie Bridges & His Lowriders24. WHAT IS LOVE – Bobby Jenkins Quartet

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Mod Jazz Rides Again

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Various Artists

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The Mod Jazz series has inspired many imitators, but the original is still the best, as this latest volume proves. Expertly compiled, it captures the top crossover points between jazz, latin and R&B. If we say so ourselves this may be the best yet.n nAs always we have mixed the better known, the classic and the obscure. We have international superstars such as Sammy Davis Jr, with his take on ‘I Know A Place’ – a club smash if ever we’ve heard one – at the height of mohair-suited Rat Pack cool. Jimmy Witherspoon offers up something similar with ‘Hey Mrs Jones’, while Nina Simone rounds up our star quotient with her answer to Ray Charles, ‘Come On Back, Jack’.n nOrgan grooves abound, be they of a more jazzy variety courtesy of Shirley Scott, the Jimmy Smith-sounding Ray Franklin, or the more R&B-ish Booker T-alikes the Playboy Five and the Tempo Rhythms. Latin flavours from Montego Joe and Harold Betters add spice to the mix. In fact, so good is the line-up that we could name every track as a highlight.n nWhat we do know is that we finish up with an absolutely killer closer in Bobby Jenkins’ ‘What Is Love’. ‘Fever’ for the hippest crowd!n nThe Mod Jazz series started in 1996 and this is the ninth volume. As with previous sets, this has been compiled and annotated by Dean Rudland and Ady Croasdell. – Ace Records