Jazz Moods - Hot
Download links and information about Jazz Moods - Hot by Esther Phillips. This album was released in 2005 and it belongs to Hip Hop/R&B, Soul, Jazz, Pop, Funk genres. It contains 11 tracks with total duration of 52:38 minutes.
|Genre:||Hip Hop/R&B, Soul, Jazz, Pop, Funk|
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|1.||'Til My Back Ain't Got No Bone||6:11|
|2.||Home Is Where the Hatred Is||3:26|
|3.||Your Love Is So Doggone Good||4:23|
|4.||What a Difference a Day Makes||4:30|
|5.||From a Whisper to a Scream||4:24|
|7.||I Can Stand a Little Rain||3:22|
|10.||I Got It Bad and That Ain't Good||6:42|
Esther Phillips' volume in Legacy's Jazz Moods series is righteously subtitled as "Hot." The 11 tracks here are taken from her three Kudu recordings in the early to mid-'70s — From a Whisper to a Scream, What a Diff'rence a Day Makes, and Black-Eyed Blues. Her chart-smashing cover of Gil Scott-Heron's "Home Is Where the Hatred Is" is here, as is her read of Eddie Floyd's "'Til My Back Ain't Got No Bone." Her funky take of "What a Diff'rence a Day Makes" is perhaps the most radical version of the song ever cut, and her reggae-drenched presentation of Bill Withers' "Use Me" is second only to the original. Likewise, her twist on "I Can Stand a Little Rain" adds depth and dimension to the tune, stretching it to the bluesy side of R&B. The late-night blues grind of her take on Ellington's "I Got It Bad and That Ain't Good" takes a jazz standard and shape-shifts it into a modern-day lounge classic. In other words, this little compilation from a very short period in Phillips' career is solid, provocative, and — for the money — indispensable.