Harold Mabern


A Few Miles From Memphis

  • Release Date: 15 Oct 1996
  • PRCD-24288-2

Known as "the home of the blues," as well as a cradle of rock 'n' roll, Memphis has also produced more than its share of top-flight, blues-powered jazz players, such as Harold Mabern. The powerful pianist-composer (b. 1936), a much in-demand sideman, did not get to record as a leader until 1968, and he made the most of his opportunity with A Few Miles from Memphis (which has never been reissued in any form) and Rakin’ and Scrapin’, previously released a… MORE