add to wish list | library


9 of 9 recommend this,
would you recommend it?

yes | no

Support this site by purchasing from these vendors using the links provided below. As an Amazon Associate SA-CD.net earns from qualifying purchases.
 
amazon.ca
amazon.co.uk
amazon.com
amazon.de
 
amazon.fr
amazon.it
 
jpc
 
Label:
  Analogue Productions - http://www.analogueproductions.com/
Serial:
  CBNJ 84117 SA
Title:
  Jimmy Smith: Back At The Chicken Shack
Description:
  "Back At The Chicken Shack"

Jimmy Smith (organ)
Stanley Turrentine (tenor saxophone)
Kenny Burrell (guitar)
Donald Bailey (drums)
Track listing:
 
Genre:
  Jazz
Content:
  Stereo
Media:
  Hybrid
Recording type:
 
Recording info:
 

delete from library | delete recommendation | report errors
 
Related titles: 1


 
Reviews: 1

Review by progboy January 2, 2012 (4 of 4 found this review helpful)
Performance:   Sonics:
I am a big fan of Jimmy Smith's early jazz years albums and "Back At The Chicken Shack" is a classic that sounds even better on SACD. Back At The Chicken Ranch was recorded in 1963 an is one of the hallmark albums for lovers of the organ driven jazz. Jimmy blends soul, blues, jazz and even light fusion genres ....all in one album. Helping out are Stanley Turrentine (tenor saxophone), Kenny Burrell (guitar) and Donald Bailey (drums). Jazz organ enthusiasts (like me) will love this album with its soulful presence and mindful "jazziness".
The SACD does start a bit soft and airy but this becomes less noticeable as the album plays on and get louder. I suspect Jimmy wanted the album to start softer and then grow in texture and volume. I found myself having to turn up the volume on track one at the start and then turn down a lot by the end of the song. I don't recall my old Redbook CD having this characteristic but knowing Hoffman I am sure he didn't alter anything luckily from the original !
Overall another winner from AP and a great addition to my SACD collection .....

Was this review helpful to you?  yes | no