Friday, February 10, 2017

Roy Brooks !!

Roy Brooks played with many big names: Yusef Lateef, Horace Silver, Sonny Stitt, Lee Morgan, Dexter Gordon, Charles Mingus .....On and on and on. His solo albums are deep and soulful, growing more poetic through the years. 

Beat
1964


The Free Slave
1972


"The Sahel Concert"
1974

15 comments:

  1. https://www.dropbox.com/s/1i7wzppqaxvauq1/Roy%20Brooks.zip?dl=0

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  2. So glad you guys enjoy the music! It's why I do this blog; to share music I think that others will love

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  3. Had the last two, but not "Beat".
    Got it now!
    Thanks.

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  4. I would love to hear these. Could you re-upload, for favor? :)

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    1. Yeah I'll re-up it after work today

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    2. Enjoy...

      https://www.dropbox.com/s/0cwnh1u4vll1dyd/Roy%20Brooks%203%20albums.zip?dl=0

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  5. The piano solo on the song "Free Slave" is out of this world! So cool. I'd never heard of this pianist before (Hugh Lawson), but now will look for more of his work.

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  6. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hugh_Lawson_(jazz_pianist)

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    1. Well, now you got me into him. I wonder if he has any solo albums ???

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    2. As leader
      1977: Primetime (Jazzcraft/Storyville)
      1983: Colour (Soul Note)
      1989: Casablanca (Somethin' Else)
      With The Piano Choir

      Handscapes (Strata-East, 1973)
      Handscapes 2 (Strata-East, 1975)

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