Thursday, January 22, 2009

EP of the Day - "David Newman: Mr. Fathead"

12" EP of the Day
David Newman: "Mr. Fathead" (Warner) 1976

Side A
1. Groovin' To The Music (Deborah McGriff/Diane Cameron/Gregory P. Coverdale)
2. Ebo Man (Arthur Jenkins/David Newman)
Side B
1. Shiki (Bill Fischer)
2. I Love Music (Leon Huff/Kenny Gamble)
The cover of The O'Jays, "I Love Music", was a jazz radio hit in late 1976, specially in California. The William S. Fischer arrangement features Fathead on flute, backed by Ron Carter, Dom Um Romão, Pat Rebillot, Jimmy Johnson, Ben Lanzarrone, Jerry Friedman, David Carey and Selwart Clarke.
Dom Um Romão also appears on "Shiki", alongside Anthony Jackson and Nathaniel Gibbs.

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