— ROY BUDD – Fear Is The Key —

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Infos :

Composed by Roy Budd, produced by Jack Fishman, PYE Records 1972

Roy Budd’s finest soundtrack (file under: drama-jazzy-orchestral-70’s-action-crime-thriller) based on Alistair MacLean’s novel. Novel first published in 1961, issued in Fontana Books in 1963.

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This record is best known for this (10 minutes) track called “The Car Chase” featuring Tubby Hayes, Ronnie Scott. Also known because it has been sampled 2 or 3 times already.

From the back cover:
“More than 50 of the finest musicians in Britain in the studio, including such jazz instrumentalist great as Ronnie Scott, Tubby Hayes, Kenny Baker, Chris Karan, Jeff Clyne… Ronnie Scott plays sax solo for the chase…”

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Miroslav Vitous – Purple

October 31, 2006


— MIROSLAV VITOUS – Purple —

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Miroslav Vitous – bass, electric piano (3,5)
John McLaughlin (1) – guitar
Joe Zawinul – electric Piano
Billy Cobham – drums

Recorded at Apostolic Studio, NYC, August 25, 1970, engineer : David Baker.

Cat : CBS/SONY RECORDS, SOPM-157(LP)
CBS Sony 37181 (US) – CBS-Sony SOPC 57101 (J)

More infos on Miroslav Vitous


— MARVIN HOLMES and THE UPTIGHTS – Ooh Ooh The Dragon (and other monsters) —

Here is Marvin Holmes 1st album, released on UNI in 1969.

For more infos check out this review at Soul Strut.

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and here is the French pressing :

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— BOBBY HAMILTON QUINTET UNLIMITED – Queen Dream —

Here is Bobby Hamilton and his Quintet Unlimited (a sextet)

Local Jazz from the Central New York area.
Released on Alafia records (ALP372) in 1972.
This album was recorded in Utica.

The players are:

Bobby Hamilton, piano, vocals, and percussion

Mike Gipson, vibes, percussion and electronics
Abram Brown, tenor sax and percussion
Mike Spengler, trumpet, flugelhorn
Duane Walker, congas,vocals, percussion
Pete Manning, Bass, acoutic bass, percussion
Jason Jeffers, drums, vocals

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