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Down Home Blues

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Download links and information about Down Home Blues by Jack McDuff, Gene Harris. This album was released in 1997 and it belongs to Blues, Jazz genres. It contains 9 tracks with total duration of 59:34 minutes.

Artist: Jack McDuff, Gene Harris
Release date: 1997
Genre: Blues, Jazz
Tracks: 9
Duration: 59:34
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Tracks

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No. Title Length
1. Down Home Blues 7:00
2. J & G Blues 9:33
3. Soft Winds 7:53
4. Time After Time 4:44
5. Blues for Big Foot 7:26
6. Smack Dab In the Middle 5:50
7. You Don't Know What Love Is 5:01
8. Stormy Monday 4:50
9. Cayenne Blues 7:17

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Having shared some gospel space on parts of Gene Harris' In His Hands, Harris and Brother Jack McDuff take the next step and move heavily into the blues on this one, assisted by Ron Eschete on guitar, Luther Hughes on bass, and savvy veteran Paul Humphrey on drums. Harris clearly has the edge on vitality on these sessions; while he can still build up the blues rhetoric to a convincingly shouting climax, McDuff frankly sounds tired and out of gas on "J&G Blues" and several other numbers. Quite often, though, it is Eschete who comes up with the tastiest solos on this disc, and Gene's daughter Niki and Curtis Stigers help out on soul vocals on several tracks. There are also a couple of non-blues standards, "Time After Time" and "You Don't Know What Love Is"; McDuff's mellow, Leslie-treated Hammond B-3 lead on the latter tune is his most soulful contribution on the album. ~ Richard S. Ginell, Rovi