A Fantastic and rare Soul Jazz album recorded in Adelaide ( Australia) in 1976 . Originally pressed on Crest records and fully licensed by the Hot Casa team to reissue it on a deluxe 180g vinyl .
Sue Barker is jazz singer from the 70s – and one who isn’t afraid of picking up a bit of soul . Most of the album features covers from Duke Ellington to Marvin Gaye, Curtis Mayfield or even James Brown!
Actually this is more than just a vocal album , there’s a lot of space for instrumental solo from her top Adelaide musicians team .
She gets hip small combo of seven musicians backing that match all the right inflections in her vocals – jazzy when needed, more southern soul at other points – often with more of a 60s acoustic mode than the sorts of more-electric and groovy instrumentation other singers of the time were using. Arrangements are by Grahame Conlon, the guitarist in the group.
A classic soul jazz album finally available to everybody …