Mildred Anderson


Person To Person

  • Release Date: 26 Aug 1993
  • OBCCD-556-2

Mildred Anderson's husky contralto tones fit like hand in glove with the fat Hammond B-3 organ sound that was so fashionable at American inner-city cocktail lounges during the Fifties and Sixties. The church-hewn vocalist made her recording debut in 1953 with pioneering B-3 man Bill Doggett; for this straight-ahead 1960 Bluesville session, she was accompanied by another organ innovator, Shirley Scott, and her then-boss, the tough-as-leather tenor saxophonist Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis. A… MORE