Category Archives: El Gordito

Count Basie live in Sweden 1962

Featuring Sonny Payne’s tight and exuberant drumming.

Monday, April 30, 2007: In The Pocket

  1. Attitude Dance {Emilio Castillo; Stephen Kupka}Tower of PowerMonster on a Leash [Epic: 1991]
    Tom Bowes on vocals; Nick Milo on keys.
  2. “Sonnymoon for Two” {Sonny Rollins}Hank Crawford – The World of Hank Crawford [Milestone: 2000]
    Danny Mixon, organ; Melvin Sparks, guitar; Kenny Washington, drums.
  3. “Splanky” {Neal Hefti}Jimmy McGriff & Hank Crawford Quartet – Blues Groove [Telarc: 1995]
    Wayne Boyd, guitar; Vance James, drums.
  4. “Sing a Simple Song” {Sylvester Stewart}Maceo Parker – Funk Overload [What Are Records: 1998]
    Will Boulware: organ, synth
  5. “Mighty Mighty” {Maurice White; Verdine White}Charlie Hunter – Songs from the Analog Playground [Blue Note: 2001]
    Theryl DeClouet, vocal; John Ellis, tenor sax.
  6. “Happy People”Kenny Garrett – Happy People
  7. “Caveman Boogie”Lesette Wilson – Now That I’ve Got Your Attention
  8. “The Other Side”Cannonball Adderley – Why Am I Treated So Bad?
  9. “The Congregation”Johnny Griffin – The Congregation
  10. “Well, You Needn’t”Jimmy Smith – Jimmy Smith at the Organ, Volume 3
  11. “Stomp Yo’ Feets”Organissimo – This Is the Place
  12. “Too Hot to Hold”The UFOs – Keb Darge’s Legendary Deep Funk, Vol. 1
  13. “What Is Hip? (Live)”Tower of Power – Live and in Living Color [1976]
  14. “Youth of the World”Maceo Parker – Funkoverload

Background music: “Freedom Jazz Dance”Brian Auger’s Oblivion Express – Second Wind