Soweto Kinch presents the Cookers in concert.
The Cookers has established itself as one of the heavyweights of contemporary American jazz, with an all-star line-up drawn from several generations of players. Soweto Kinch presents the Cookers in concert, with Eddie Henderson and David Weiss, trumpets; Donald Harrison and Billy Harper reeds; Danny Grissett, keyboards; Essiet Okon Essiet, bass and Victor Lewis drums.
Artist Soweto Kinch
Title The Healing
Album The Legend of Mike Smith
Label Soweto Kinch Recordings
Number SKP003 CD 2 Track 39
Performers: Soweto Kinch, as, rhodes, prog; Shabaka Hutchings, ts; Karl
Rasheed-Abel, b; Graham Godfrey, d. . 2015
Clip – The Cookers – Croquet Ballet – 20”
Aubin Vanns – Death Devoted Heart – 25”
The Cookers recorded on the Blohn + Voss Dock Main stage at Elbjazz Festival in Hamburg
The Call of the Wild and Peaceful Heart (Billy Harper) – 12’54”
Blackfoot (George Cables) – 12.33”
Croquet Ballet (Billy Harper) – 18’53”
The Core (Freddie Hubbard) – 18’51”
Personnel: Billy Harper, Donald Harrison saxes; Eddie Henderson, David Weiss, trumpets; Danny Grissett, keys and perc; Essiet Okon Essiet, db; Victor Lewis, d.
Emma Smith presents her pick of some of the most recent uploads to BBC Introducing
Waldo’s Gift – SeeSaw – 7’16”
Aubin Vanns – Death Devoted Heart – 6’19”
Snazzback – Park Ark – 6’38”