Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Harold Alexander - Mama Soul

Harold Alexander's Mama Soul from a amazing funk album called The Sunshine Man. I had the good fortune of stumbling on this album in the bargain bin of a record store long ago. Not knowing what it was but knowing it was on the great flying dutchman jazz label and knowing this guy looked funky as hell, I took it home and was blown away by his scatting and dirty funkiness on the flute. And I love that he sounds just like you'd think by looking at his front and back album cover photos. The great jazz bassist Richard Davis is also playing some wicked bass on this particular album.

Soel - Le vicomte

This is a nice little electronic/live jazz track by Soel that samples Harold Alexander, a wonderful jazz flautist who i will post here next.