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Jimmy McGriff - Electric Funk

Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by Jason Carota, Jul 21, 2003.

  1. Jason Carota

    Jason Carota

    Mar 1, 2002
    Lowell, MA
    Ok, so while reading the Bass Player article on Oteil Burbridge (June 2003,) the album entitled "Electric Funk" by Jimmy McGriff was mentioned. After I finished the article, my interest was piqued. I went to the local CD store and was lucky enough to find the last copy they had (used, but in perfect condition.) I took a listen in the store and was blown away, I practically ran to the register. There is some serious soul/funk/jazz groovage going on in this album. According to the above mentioned BP article, Chuck Rainey and Bernard Purdie played on the album.

    I highly reccomend this CD to anyone!!
  2. Andrew Jones

    Andrew Jones Banned

    Feb 28, 2001
    Northampton Mass
    Oh you better believe it! He comes through boston once a year and its allways serious!

  3. Jason Carota

    Jason Carota

    Mar 1, 2002
    Lowell, MA
    Really? I'll have to keep on the lookout for tour dates. I definatley would like to see him live.

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