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Brother Jack McDuff: The Best of the Concord Years, 1991 - 2000 (2 CD set) by Brother Jack McDuff

Whether he was playing funky jazz, soul jazz, or hard bop, Brother Jack McDuff remained one of the finest performers of the Hammond B-3 organ in American jazz history. From a jazz historical perspective and pure enjoyment, BROTHER JACK MCDUFF: THE BEST OF THE CONCORD YEARS will delight his fans and those interested in the magic of the Hammond B-3 organ. McDuff had a major influence on artists playing the Hammond B-3 organ, and his style was enjoyable and entertaining to listen to.

This wonderful 2 CD set showcases the brilliance which was McDuff. Disc 1 contains 9 selections. Disc 2 contains 9 selections. Some of the excellent guest artists include John Hart on guitar, George Benson on guitar, Red Holloway on tenor saxophone, Grady Tate on drums, among many others.

Among the music found in both CDs are such McDuff classics as "Cold Duck Time," "Killer Joe," "Georgia," "Theme From Mission Impossible," "Sundown," "Don't Let The Sun Catch You Cryin,'" "Pettin' The Cat," "J & G Blues," "Pump It Up," "Yesterdays," "Down Home Blues," "After Hours," and "Rock Candy." Each song is McDuff at his finest.

Brother Jack McDuff died of heart failure at his home on January 23, 2001. He was 74 years old.

If you like McDuff and the Hammond B-3 organ played by a master of that remarkable instrument, please get this 2 CD set and settle in for a great listening adventure. Highly recommended. Memorable listening.

Additional Info

  • Artist / Group Name: Brother Jack McDuff
  • CD Title: Brother Jack McDuff: The Best of the Concord Years, 1991 - 2000 (2 CD set)
  • Genre: BeBop / Hard Bop
  • Year Released: 2003
  • Record Label: Concord Records
  • Musicians: Brother Jack McDuff, Hammond B-3 organ, composer, leader. Various guest artists.
  • Rating: Five Stars
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