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by Dave Nathan
Arthur Prysock lived in that murky area between jazz and R & B. He had a romantic bass/baritone voice which he applied with distinction to ballads in a manner comparable to Johnny Hartman. Prysock was less smooth than Hartman and had more of a throbbin' hitch in his voice which one also hears in Lou Rawls. At the same time he could go to upbeat R & B without missing a beat, working well with the instruments which characterize that ...read more