Bernard Purdie


Legends Of Acid Jazz

  • Release Date: 16 Dec 1996
  • PRCD-24176-2

Much of what is today known as acid jazz is defined to a great degree by the wondrously syncopated soul grooves drummer Bernard "Pretty" Purdie contributed to sessions during the late Sixties and early Seventies by such artists as Gene Ammons, Hank Crawford, Herbie Hancock, Boogaloo Joe Jones, Les McCann, David "Fathead" Newman, Shirley Scott, Jimmy Smith, and Johnny "Hammond" Smith. Somehow in his busy schedule of two to four sessions a day, Purdie found time to… MORE