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Cat and Mouse by Shawn Purcell

From the album

Album Title: 180
Label: Origin Records
Released: 2022


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About the Album

Diving deep into the classic tradition of the organ trio, DC-based guitarist Shawn Purcell celebrates hard-bop heroes Pat Martino, Grant Green, Wes Montgomery and George Benson, while finding plenty of room for the influence from Scofield, Stern, Bernstein and others. Graced with a stylistically wide-ranging, virtuosic fluidity, Purcell blends effortlessly with Pat Bianchi's driving basslines and rich chording, while drummer Jason Tiemann creates an animated, energizing flow, propelling this set of 10 originals, along with Johnny Mandel's classic, "A Time for Love," into the realm of a 'must-have' for those deep into the B3 trio tradition. "The combination of soul and relentless drive is what makes Shawn Purcell’s music so appealing..."  -  Sean Jones

Song Listing

Cat and Mouse; 180; Fond Illusion; A Time for Love; Chicka D; A Long Stroll; Hoodang; LTG (Little Tori Girl); Window Games; Soul Blue; Search and Destroy.


Pat Bianchi
organ, Hammond B3

Additional Personnel

Darden Purcell: voice; Ben Patterson: trombone.


  • 180 by Jack Bowers

Date featured

August 26, 2022

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