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by Dan McClenaghan
Wilton Felder, a founding member of the legendary Jazz Crusaders, presents his trademark smooth jazz sounds with a satisfyingly funky touch and laid-back soulfulness on Let's Spend Some Time.The arrangements--not always a strong element in smooth jazz outings--have a particularly fine quality, an intermingling of sax/trumpet, synth and loops. The first two cuts, Smoke House" and the title cut, as well as Ooh Wop, Doo Wop" and High Water," have the crisp jazz funk feeling of the late-Miles ...read more