Label: Branch Records, Inc. - none • Format: CD Album • Country: US • Genre: Jazz, Funk / Soul • Style: Smooth Jazz, Jazz-Funk, Easy Listening
Paul Jackson Jr. His performance is recorded on more than 1. After a Markus Lerch & Markus Welter - Watch Out (File) hiatus Paul Jackson, Jr. Most of them already performed with Paul onstage or Hit It - Paul Jackson Jr. - Lay It Back the studios. The album starts with the funky The Workout. The intro reminds of Pick Up The Pieces signalizing the direction of the tune.
Jeff Lorber penned the song while the horns were arranged by Ray Brown. Life is short. Don't take it too serious. I hope the music resonates with listeners on a deeper level. Smooth Jazz covers are today's very popular.
Radio stations often play covers of hits, appealing the audience. Who dislikes pomposity will love the simple but intelligent melody of To Be Like Him. Power is in the naturalness. Paul Jackson often leans on traditional arrangement and sound. But then his mastery of the guitar, breathtaking! Bobby Lyle on piano is always a special treat. This song is dedicated to Luther Vandross. We will never forget him. Can This Be Real? Bay Shore Drive is a journey through familiar areas.
More Hit It - Paul Jackson Jr. - Lay It Back is Hind's Feet, co-produced by Rex Rideout. Remarkable is Freddie Flewellen's signature bass sound. He promised us better songs and yes, he keeps his promise. That is thack! Paul brings us back the funk with Swing It. Hit It showcases multi-instrumentalist Paul as one-man-show.
Fourteen 'Til is the surprising finish with a dark bluesy ballade. Paul Jackson's album is a standout work. Paul is the marksman of contemporary jazz.
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