lundi 20 avril 2009
JAMES REESE AND THE PROGRESSIONS - LET'S GO (it's summertime)
This is a 7inch that you can hang now ! Monsieur J A M E S ...R E E S E & The Progressions - Let's Go (It's Summertime) - Jody’s Freeze Progressions Recorded mid 1969, Mark V Studios, Greenville, SC Engineers: Bob Edwards, Otis Forrest McKinley Collier (percussion); Joe Hardy (tenor saxophone - solo on “Jody’s Freeze”); Alexander Nichols (trombone); Alexander Nichols (trombone); Rudolph Riley (tenor saxophone, reeds); James Reese (trombone, organ); unknown French horn; Robert Goforth (bass); Levan “Pap” Bevins (guitar); Willie Hill (drums) Produced by William Douglas and Rudolph Riley Orignally released on Najma single NR 945 Réedit on JazzMan REC. 2004 jm031B Réedit 2008 on Tramp Records Tr 118 James reese is a legendary figure in the deep-funk scene since his work has been released on several compilations like stones throw's fabulous "funky 16 corners". Let's Go (It's Summertime) was recorded at the mark v studios in greenville, south carolina in 1969. James Reese produced and arranged the session on his own. Trombonist James Reese hit the studio again about 6 years later. His goal was to record an updated, disco-fied version of "let's go (it's summertime)" which, until this day, had remained unreleased.