GRANT GEISSMAN — Blooz

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Album · 2022

Filed under Soul Jazz
By GRANT GEISSMAN

Tracklist

1 Preach 4:24
2 Side Hustle 5:41
3 Carlos En Siete 4:46
4 Time Enough At Last 5:09
5 Fat Back 4:54
6 Rage Cage 4:10
7 Robben's Hood 4:49
8 One G and Two J's 5:03
9 Stranger Danger 5:36
10 Whitewalls And Big Fins 4:24
11 This And That 4:44
12 Sorry Not Sorry 7:07

Line-up/Musicians

Randy Brecker: trumpet;
Tom Scott: saxophone, tenor;
Joe Bonamassa, John Jorgenson, Robben Ford, Grant Geissman: guitar;
Jimmy Cox: organ, Hammond B3;
Russell Ferrante, David Garfield: keyboards;
Emilio Palame: piano;
Trey Henry, Kevin Axt: bass;
Ray Brinker, Bernie Dresel, Ricardo "Tiki" Pasillas, Kevin Winard: drums

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Mesa/Bluemoon Recordings – MB 2765 (US)

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js
Grant Geissman has recorded a lot of albums during his busy career, but never one quite like “Blooz”. Geissman has always been a fan of the blues but this is the first album he has recorded featuring the genre. Its not really a ‘pure blues’ album, or as Grants says himself, “ The album is called “Blooz” because its my take on the blues. It’s a fairly wide interpretation, and not always traditional.” So with that in mind, its no surprise we find many variations on the blues featuring influences from jazz, Latin rock, rockabilly, rhumba, boogaloo and more. A rotating cast of musicians are featured here, and many you have probably heard of before such as Tom Scott, Randy Brecker, Robben Ford and Joe Bonamassa. In many ways this may seem like a guitar player’s album, with Grant listing which vintage guitar he is using on each track, but horns and keyboards, especially the B3, all add their own colors.

“Carlos En Siete” is Latin rock in 7/4 time and is Grant’s tribute to Carlos Santana. Geissman’s solo on this one reflects the influence Carlos has on Grant’s playing. “Rage Cage is a rock boogie in the style of ZZ Top, with Jim Cox’s B3 solo taking the jam into soul jazz territory. “Preach” and “Fat Back” sound like classic 60’s Blue Note with Randy Brecker adding his horn to the former, and Tom Scott adding his saxophone to the latter. “One G and Two J’s” has a Bo Diddley beat and features a three guitar lineup when Grant is joined by Josh Smith and Joe Bonamassa. “Blooz” is a fun ride, liven up your nest outdoor BBQ with some contemporary takes on the blues and soul jazz.

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