Bob Hurst, Ernie Watts, Jazz Soul Seven, Master Henry Gibson, Phil Upchurch, Russ Ferrante, Terri Lyne Carrington, Wallace Roney
Jazz Soul Seven -][- IMPRESSIONS of CURTIS MAYFIELD –MP3– [BFM Jazz, 2012 | Review] –
There were numerous legendary and unsung artists that climb their way to the top of the music charts nationally and internationally during the sixties. The multi-faceted soul music icon Curtis Mayfield was one of them. Mayfield humbly who stood tall among the giants in the industry and paved the way for an army of inspiring singers-songwriters.
Mayfield was considered the cornerstone of Chicago Soul with his signature falsetto vocal style charm and memorable songs like Gypsy Woman, People Get Ready, and Keep on Pushing that he recorded with the fabulous Impressions. It was only a matter of time before he moved onto to re-invent himself as a solo artist and soon developed a new flavor of soul, creative funk, and movie soundtracks like “Superfly” in the seventies. Continue reading