Houston Person – I’m Just a Lucky So and So (2019)

Houston Person - I'm Just a Lucky So and So (2019)
Artist: Houston Person
Album: I’m Just a Lucky So and So
Label: HighNote Records
Year Of Release: 2019
Format: FLAC (tracks)
1. Willow Weep for Me
2. Wonder Why
3. I Guess Ill Hang My Tears Out to Dry
4. Im Just a Lucky So and So
5. Who Can I Turn To
6. Day by Day
7. Alone With Just My Dreams
8. Song for a Rainbow
9. I Want to Talk About You
10. Next Time You See Me


Houston Person (tenor saxophone),
Eddie Allen (trumpet),
Lafayette Harris (piano),
Rodney Jones (guitar),
Matthew Parrish (bass),
Kenny Washington (drums)

Houston Person may be one of the few still-active players in the long history of blues-drenched “boss tenors” that stretches back to Gene Ammons, Arnett Cobb, Eddie Lockjaw Davis, Bullmoose Jackson and others.

Person has long exhibited a keen ear for simpatico musicians, ranging from his classic partnership with Etta Jones, to his series of superb duo encounters with bass master Ron Carter the man chooses his company skilfully. This date is no exception, as he negotiates his tenor in the company of first-class players. It’s clear that his band mates took his studio-made admonition of “Right note or wrong note it’s got to swing!” to heart for each one stands in complete harmony with Houston Person’s noble intentions for this date.

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