Known for his ability to play saxophone with authority over the most difficult of chord progressions. This 1969 session are a reminder that he could burn bebop & then make the hair on the back of your neck stand up when he played a moving ballad.
After a few tasty duets with longtime bassist Truck Parham, the focus is on the very considerable if not yet recognized talents of the first Chicago jazz clarinetist Volly DeFaut. 1972 session f/ Truck Parham, Barret Deems & Nappy Trottier.
United Records` artists that came on gospel scene as harder-edged more dramatic `shout` type replaced conservative jubilee tradition. F/Southern Tornados Veteren Singers Spiritualaires & Joiner`s Five Trumpets. 25 trks incl 17 previously unissued.