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The Earth Wants You
Mose Allison
The Earth Wants You
Genres: Blues, Jazz, Pop
 
The silver-bearded Mose Allison has been recording since 1957--a long career nicely summarized by his boxed set Allison Wonderland--but he's not finished yet. For most of his career, Allison has stuck to the piano trio for...  more »

      
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All Artists: Mose Allison
Title: The Earth Wants You
Members Wishing: 1
Total Copies: 0
Label: Blue Note Records
Release Date: 6/14/1994
Genres: Blues, Jazz, Pop
Styles: Piano Blues, Vocal Jazz, Bebop, Vocal Pop
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPCs: 077772764027, 724382764021, 0724382764052, 724382764021

Synopsis

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The silver-bearded Mose Allison has been recording since 1957--a long career nicely summarized by his boxed set Allison Wonderland--but he's not finished yet. For most of his career, Allison has stuck to the piano trio format, but on this album, he stretches out his laconic arrangements to allow room for such top jazz stars as guitarist John Scofield, saxophonist Joe Lovano and trumpeter Randy Brecker. These guests thrive in the atmosphere of Allison's restrained, blues-anchored songwriting, but it's his razor-sharp lyrics that still command the most attention. --Geoffrey Himes
 

CD Reviews

Mose is a National Treasure
Dutchman | Florida,USA | 05/24/2007
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Now HERE is a man who should be receiving a Kennedy Center award.

Mose is a great man, a humble man, and a fabulous observer of the human condition. He is also an incredibly hip pianist and vocalist - listen to his chord voicings, and how he bends the pitches in his vocals.

When players like Bob Dorough and Dave Frischberg cite him as an influence you know you are talking about a heavyweight here.

If you ever get a chance to hear him live - DO IT! I did and boy am I glad."