Harold Alexander - Are You Ready (1972/2018)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44,1 kHz | Time - 49:46 minutes | 647 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover
Recorded live at the Montreux Jazz Festival with a stellar backing band including bassist Richard Davis, keyboardist Neal Creque, and drummer Bernard Purdie, "Are You Ready?" further expands the cosmic jazz-funk horizons established by Harold Alexander's seminal Sunshine Man. Comprising three epic performances, including a lively rendition of the stalwart "Watermelon Man" and the side-long funk jam "Quick City Revisited," the album burns like a slow fuse– Alexander doesn't create grooves so much as he inhabits them, exploring their nooks and crannies to embrace the full scope of their inherent possibilities.