Johnny Griffin Orchestra

The-Big-Soul-Band

The Big Soul-Band

  • Release Date: 09 Nov 1990
  • OJCCD-485-2

Since this was the very first time Riverside had been involved in anything as complex as eleven men and fully worked-out arrangements, and some of the musicians we had called were not all that experienced in that area, some of the ensemble passages are less than totally smooth. "Wade in the Water" was only the second number attempted, and the previously-unissued performance now added to the album was its first complete take and is admittedly on the ragged side. But it does provide a… MORE

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