0
FREE SHIPPING On Orders Over $49*
Search
Menu
Music > Vinyl > Champion Jack Dupree - Blues from the Gutter (180g Vinyl LP)
Click to Enlarge

Champion Jack Dupree - Blues from the Gutter

(180g Vinyl LP)

$21.99
23Reward Points
Add to Cart
Availability:
Item: LDD08019
Description

Weened on the coarser piano styles of the brothels and speakeasies of his New Orleans youth, Jack Dupree's utilitarian approach to the piano always favored infectious grooves over technical virtuosity. He played blues, boogie-woogie, ragtime and R&B but it was his voice, humor and authenticity that set him apart from the legion of juke joint pianists. Originally issued on Atlantic in 1958, Dupree's masterful debut LP Blues from the Gutter was cut in NYC with a blasting band that included Pete Brown (alto saxophone), Ennis Lowery (guitar), Wendell Marshall (bass) and Willie Jones (drums). The Jerry Wexler-produced collection features such standouts as "Strollin," "Evil Woman" and "TB Blues" along with the stomping "Nastly Boogie" and fresh renditions of classics like "Stack-O-Lee" and "Frankie & Johnny." Dupree's influence on Fats Domino is instantly recognizable on "Junker's Blues" (Domino later reworked the tune for his first gold record "The Fat Man"). Whether it's Dupree's rolling piano, his heavy, almost smokey voice howling in anguish, or the steady beat of Jones on drums, every moving part works together seamlessly here.

Musicians:
Champion Jack Dupree (vocals, piano)
Pete Brown (alto saxophone)
Ennis Lowery (guitar)
Wendell Marshall (bass)
Willie Jones (drums)

Related Videos
Music Direct - How We Pack Your Records
Music Direct - How We Pack Your Records
Read More Less
Related Articles
  1. Strollin'
  2. T.B. Blues
  3. Can't Kick The Habit
  4. Evil Woman
  5. Nasty Boogie
  6. Junker's Blues
  7. Bad Blood
  8. Goin' Down Slow
  9. Frankie & Johnny
  10. Stack-O-Lee

Stay up-to-date on the latest and greatest in high-end audio
MD_Site_Footer_Promo_Catalog_2017

Catalog

Check out the newest Music Direct catalogs

Learn More
Copyright © MusicDirect.com 2018. All Rights Reserved.