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Performer: Lou Donaldson
Genre: Jazz
Title: Everything I Play Is Funky
Country: US
Released: 1971
Style: Soul-Jazz, Jazz-Funk
FLAC version ZIP size: 1977 mb
MP3 version ZIP size: 1868 mb
WMA version ZIP size: 1261 mb
Rating: 4.3
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Donaldson, actually half a generation older than most of the avantgardists, was originally a bebopper with a strong Charlie Parker influence; the ease with which he works the funk register is therefore all the more surprising. Conversation for album: Lou Donaldson – 1970 – Everything I Play Is Funky.

Donaldson's forays into funk and R&B-driven soul-jazz could sometimes sound stiff, but the grooves here - which feature many of the same players - are consistently limber and unforced.

1966: Lou Donaldson at His Best (Cadet LPS 815) -note: this is NOT a "best of/hits" compilation; it is an album of all new session recordings. 1967: Lush Life (Blue Note GXF 3068 ; Blue Note BST 84254 [rel. 1970: Everything I Play Is Funky (Blue Note BST 84337). 1970: Pretty Things (Blue Note BST 84359). 1970: The Scorpion: Live At The Cadillac Club (Blue Note/EMI 31876 [rel.

Donaldson, actually half a generation older than most of the avantgardists, was originally a bebopper with a strong Charlie Parker influence; the ease with which he works the funk register is therefore all the more surprising.

Everything I Play Is Funky (1969). Back to Melvin Sparks. Donaldson's forays into funk and R&B-driven soul-jazz could sometimes sound stiff, but the grooves here - which feature many of the same players - are consistently limber and unforced. And, typical of the style, the grooves (not adventurous improvisation) are what make the album tick

Donaldson's forays into funk and R&B-driven soul-jazz could sometimes sound stiff, but the grooves here - which feature many of the same players - are consistently limber and unforced. And, typical of the style, the grooves (not adventurous improvisation) are what make the album tick.

Tracklist

A1 Everything I Do Gonna Be Funky (From Now On) 5:15
A2 Hamp's Hump 6:35
A3 Over The Rainbow 7:05
B1 Donkey Walk 6:32
B2 West Indian Daddy 6:22
B3 Minor Bash 6:08

Companies, etc.

  • Recorded At – Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey

Credits

  • Alto Saxophone – Lou Donaldson
  • Bass Guitar [Fender Bass] – Jimmy Lewis
  • Drums – Idris Muhammad
  • Guitar – Melvin Sparks
  • Organ – Charles Earland (tracks: B1, B2), Lonnie Smith (tracks: A1 to A3, B3)
  • Producer – Francis Wolff
  • Recorded By [Recording By] – Rudy Van Gelder
  • Trumpet – Blue Mitchell (tracks: A1 to A3, B3), Eddie Williams (tracks: B1, B2)

Notes

Tracks B1 and B2 recorded on August 22, 1969.
Tracks A1 to A3 and B3 recorded on January 9, 1970.

Second press with a different label design (see photo).

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
BST 84337 Lou Donaldson Everything I Play Is Funky ‎(LP, Album, Gat) Blue Note BST 84337 US 1970
7243 8 29910 1 4, B1 84337 Lou Donaldson Everything I Play Is Funky ‎(LP, Album, RE) Blue Note, Blue Note 7243 8 29910 1 4, B1 84337 UK 1997
7243 8 31248 1 7 Lou Donaldson Everything I Play Is Funky ‎(LP, Album, RE) Blue Note 7243 8 31248 1 7 US 1995
BST-84337 K Lou Donaldson Everything I Play Is Funky ‎(LP, Album, Gat) Blue Note BST-84337 K Germany Unknown
CDP 7243 8 31248 2 4, 31248 Lou Donaldson Everything I Play Is Funky ‎(CD, Album, RE, Blu) Blue Note, Blue Note CDP 7243 8 31248 2 4, 31248 Europe 1995