Howard Roberts - Something's Cookin' & Goodies (1965)
Let's continue our tribute to Mr Roberts with two 1965 releases from March and October of that year for Capitol Records dubbed Something's Cookin' and Goodies respectively, conveniently packaged on one CD. Choice of material might seem corny at first, but these classic, compelling performances showcase Roberts' bluesy brilliance and sophistication, as well as the jazzy, streetwise and sometime savage prowess of his combo, hand-picked from Hollywood's top session players that helped define the sound of the '60s, enjoy.
1. Bluesette 2. A Hard Day's Night 3. The Lonesome Cowboy 4. Frankie and What's His Name 5. Blues in the Night 6. Cute 7. In a Mellow Tone 8. Charade 9. Maniac 10. Recado Bossa Nova 11. Something's Cookin' 12. People 13. Love 14. Who Can I Turn to (When Nobody Needs Me) 15. Three O'Clock in the Morning 16. Marie 17. Girl Talk 18. Fly Me to the Moon 19. Goodies 20. More 21. I Know a Place 22. Summer Wind 23. Chim Chim Cher-Ee Personnel: Howard Roberts (guitar); John Audino, Al Porcino, Jack Sheldon, Ray Triscari, Bob Bryant, Shorty Rogers (trumpet); Bob Enevoldsen, Frank Rosolino, Ken Shroyer, Gilbert Falco (trombone); Charles Kynard, Pete Jolly, Harry Cain (organ); Donald Peake, Thomas Tedesco, John Pisano (guitar); Chuck Berghofer, Carol Kaye, Max Bennett (bass); Earl Palmer, Hal Blaine, Frank Capp, Shelly Manne (drums); Larry Bunker, Vic Feldman (percussion).
The attitude of the gallant Six Hundred which so aroused Lord Tennyson's admiration arose from the fact that the least disposition to ask the reason why was discouraged by tricing the would-be inquirer to the triangle and flogging him into insensibility.
Advance to Barbarism
(Mitre Press, 1968).
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