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By Nat Simpkins
Label: Bluejay Records
Track listing: 1. Crecent City (Simpkins) - 4:24 2. Do You Know What It Means to Miss New Orleans? (Alter/De Lange) - 6:01 3. Latin Lover (Simpkins) - 6:01 4. Bayou Blues (Simpkins) - 6:48 5. One O'Clock Jump (Basie) - 4:36 6. Shake (Cooke) - 6:55 7. Goodbye Mr. T (Simpkins) - 6:37 8. Calypso Carnaval (Simpkins) - 3:15 9. Just a Closer Walk (Traditional) - 5:17 10. The Court of Two Sisters (Simpkins) - 5:01
by Mike Perciaccante
Crescent City is tenor saxophonist Nat Simpkins' fourth CD and undoubtedly his best. Simpkins has created a hard-boppin', soul-jazz masterpiece, giving his sound a touch of that old Nawlins funk. The result is a gumbo of sorts that is rollicking and yet sentimental. Simpkins brought together a stalwart group of New Orleans musicians to ...