Saturday, June 14, 2008

Buddy Emmons & Lenny Breau - Minors Aloud

Another Breau collaboration.
Lenny Breau was a jazz player influenced by country music; after all, he was Chet Atkins' protege. Buddy Emmons plays the most country of all instruments - steel guitar. One would expect this session to be a country-jazz hybrid (perhaps something along the lines of jazzy Atkins albums or Jimmy Bryant). In fact, there is not much country about this disc. Some of it is straight-ahead jazz (the covers of Killer Joe and Scrapple From The Apple); Compared To What is a bar-band rocker with jazz-rock breaks, Buddy's vocals only enhance the pub atmosphere; and the originals - Minors Aloud and On A Bach Bouree - are sublime instrumentals of no particular genre affiliation. An interesting album all around.


Buddy Emmons & Lenny Breau - Minors Aloud
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1. Minors Aloud
2. Compared To What
3. Killer Joe
4. Long Way To Go
5. Secret Love
6. Scrapple From The Apple
7. On A Bach Bourée

See also a recent Buddy Emmons post at the great Broke Down Engine

6 comments:

  1. this album is really amazing...

    thanks a lot, really good blog!

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  2. you are a hero for posting lenny. the man is gonna break everyones heart and mind.

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  3. looking forward to listening to this one. thanks for the nod. great blog you have going here.

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  4. I've been wearing the vinyl out of this record since I discovered it in 2000. A gem, its one of my favorite albums of all time. Now, i'll check out your other posts!

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