Alley Cats

Gene Harris

Alley Cats
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    1. Put It Where You Want It 5:49
    2. Magic Lady 4:17
    3. Blues March 11:09
    4. Bird's Idea 4:54
    5. Walkin' With Zach 6:58
    6. Jive Samba 6:03
    7. You've Changed 6:19
    8. Guess Who 5:36
    9. Listen Here 11:51
    10. Please Send Me Someone To Love 5:09

Soulful, bluesy, swingin', hard-bopping, funky -- which of these best describes the two-fisted jazz piano stylings of Gene Harris? Answer: All of them. Augment Gene's always hard-groovin', rock-solid quartet - featuring Frank Potenza (guitar), Luther Hughes (bass) and Paul Kreibich (drums) - with the tough tenor saxophone of Red Holloway and the awesome alto saxophone of Ernie Watts, then get Hammond B-3 organ legend Brother Jack McDuff and vocalist Niki Harris to sit in, and ohhhhhh boy!!! These cats -- captured live at Seattle's Jazz Alley -- tear it up on an assortment of funky, soul-jazz and hard bop favorites, making Alley Cats an instant Gene Harris classic. FEATURING: Gene Harris - piano Ernie Watts - alto saxophone Red Holloway - tenor saxophone Frank Potenza - guitar (tracks 5 & 10) Luther Hughes - bass Jack McDuff - Hammond b-3 organ (tracks 5 & 10) Niki Harris - vocals (tracks 7-9)

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