The Danny Johnson Trio | Tippin 'N Funkin

Go To Artist Page

Recommended if You Like
Bill Evans Herbie Hancock Roy Haynes

More Artists From
United States - United States

Other Genres You Will Love
Jazz: Soul-Jazz Jazz: Bebop Moods: Instrumental
Sell your music everywhere
There are no items in your wishlist.

Tippin 'N Funkin

by The Danny Johnson Trio

This CD will take you from bop, to funk, to the blues and back again, without ever leaving home – and home for these musical artists is definitely a groovin’ trio sound.
Genre: Jazz: Soul-Jazz
Release Date: 

We'll ship when it's back in stock

Order now and we'll ship when it's back in stock, or enter your email below to be notified when it's back in stock.
Continue Shopping
just a few left.
order now!
Share to Google +1

To listen to tracks you will need to update your browser to a recent version.

  Song Share Time Download
clip
1. Manteca
3:31 album only
clip
2. Invitation
6:48 album only
clip
3. Rhythm-A-Ning
3:37 album only
clip
4. Another Star
6:00 album only
clip
5. What's Goin' On
4:39 album only
clip
6. Back At the Chicken Shack
3:52 album only
clip
7. Impressions
4:12 album only
clip
8. You Don't Know What Love Is
6:09 album only
clip
9. Runnin 'Round Town
4:41 album only
Downloads are available as MP3-320 files.

ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
Danny Johnson is a professional drummer-bandleader who has performed and/or recorded with a diverse array of artists, ranging from jazz greats Jon Faddis, Mongo Santa Maria, and Ron Carter to well-known R+B acts like Soul De Force and The Marvelettes. He is currently leading a band called The Soul Jazz Coalition, featuring many top-notch jazz musicians from the New York City area including Lou Rainone, Alex Gressel, Danny Mixon, Ed Cherry, Randy Johnston, and Hill Greene, to name a few.

In his earlier years, Danny’s high level of musical versatility and curiosity earned him gigs at all the major New York City rock clubs, with artists like Joe Jackson and others. In addition, his classical percussion experience includes performances with members of the NY Philharmonic Orchestra. Danny’s current trio CD 'Tippin 'N Funkin', reflects the diverse musical influences he has integrated into his concept of jazz over the years.

For this recording date, Danny keeps the music happily tippin’ along from the drums -- behind the buoyant bass lines of Alex Gressel, and the colorful improvisations of pianist Lou Rainone – occasionally stepping out front with his own brand of fiery but melodic drum solo. The classic Jazz and R+B tunes presented here, along with a street-beat (New Orleans based) piece written by Danny, are delivered in surprisingly smooth contrast to each other. The subtle use of juxtaposition in the arranging of these songs showcases the trio’s deftness at flowing creatively from one distinct genre to the next, all the while maintaining and displaying their artistry as jazz players.

This CD will take you from bop, to funk, to the blues and back again, without ever leaving home – and home for these guys is definitely a groovin’ trio sound.

Read more...

Reviews


to write a review