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The Thang - Lou Donaldson - Alligator Bogaloo

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  1. Alligator Bogaloo is one example of Lou Donaldson's successful combinations of hard bop and soul-jazz. Of the six tunes, three are Donaldson originals, including the title hit. The excellent band, consisting of Melvin Lastin, Sr. on cornet, George Benson on guitar, Lonnie Smith on organ, and Leo Morris on drums, mixes laid-back vamps beneath driving hard bop charts.8/
  2. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of Alligator Bogaloo on Discogs/5(12).
  3. Jul 11,  · Alto saxophonist Lou Donaldson scored a hit with “Alligator Bogaloo,” the jaunty and memorable lead cut and title track of his soul jazz classic, but the album brims with funky grooves from start to finish with the breezy “Aw Shucks,” rollicking “Rev. Moses,” and the sinuous minimalism of /5(14).
  4. Alligator Bogaloo is an album by jazz saxophonist Lou Donaldson recorded for the Blue Note label in and featuring Donaldson with Melvin Lastie, Lonnie Smith, George Benson, and Leo Morris (later to be better known as Idris Muhammad).. The success of the title track surprised Donaldson: "[W]e made the date and we were three minutes short. I said we don't have no more buniussiraginnironbringer.infoinfo: Jazz.
  5. May 24,  · Lou Donaldson - Alligator Bogaloo Killer rare groove LP from a very funky Lou Donaldson! This album has it all going for buniussiraginnironbringer.infoinfo sax work of Lou and some crazy organ from Lonnie Smith (who I adore). Rounding out the lot is Melvin Lastie on the cornet, George Benson (the legend) on guitar and Leo Morris on the drums/5(14).

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