Hand Jive

by John Scofield

(1994) Blue Note #CDP 7243 8 27327 2 3

Personnel John Scofield (g), Eddie Harris (tenor sax), Larry Goldings (piano, organ), Dennis Irwin (b), Bill Stewart (d), Don Alias (percussion)
Description John and Eddie Harris (of Freedom Jazz Dance fame) really funk it up with some really memorable tunes and great playing.
Posted By Christopher Sung (9641)
Directory Recordings: Jazz
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On 5/28/1999, Christopher Sung (9641) posted:
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At this point, I'd have to say that this is my favorite Sco record. I wouldn't say it necessarily has his best playing, but the tunes are so great, and John's style completely delivers what the music needs. This is also the record that made me a huge Bill Stewart fan, as his drumming is so funky and right on the money (listen to "Dark Blue"). If you're taking a long trip somewhere, slap this in your car stereo or Walkman and just chill...