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Wild Bill Moore: Bottom Groove

Read "Bottom Groove" reviewed by C. Andrew Hovan

In all honesty, the tile track of this disc, “Heavy Soul,” really says it all. Tenor saxophonist Wild Bill Moore lives up to his name with some rowdy slap tonguing and a clarion call that is not unlike that of another neglected tenor man of the ‘60s, Blue Note’s own Fred Jackson. His high note squawks at the end of the cut might have even given James Carter something to think about if he had copped these sides. Don’t expect ...


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