One For Nat Bunny Boo Moody Flooty Disappointed Sister Sadie Little Buck Newer Post Older Post Home. Subscribe to: Post Comments Atom. Barney Spielery bass. Ron Carter bass. Cedar Walton piano. Otis Candy Finch Jr drums. Richard Davis bass. Tom McIntosh trombone. Tootie Heath drums. Chris White bass. Kenny Barron piano. James Moody with Todd Coolman at a jazz festival.
Retrieved March 26, Accessed September 15, Archived from the original on Retrieved Never Again! Feelin' It Together Moody 4B. Moody Flooty has the leader showing how well he can perform on flute, his tone strong and his ideas forming unimpeded. The rhythm section plays well throughout. Arnold Enlow, who is aka Buddy on some discs, is steady on all selections. Moody is the only soloist but the group sound overall, is impressive. The second LP contained here has a slightly different sound but again, good, clear ensembles.
We get to hear the other players take solos too, including bassist Outlaw who precedes the leader on Sassy Lady.James Moody’s full-bodied sound on tenor was always original and hard swinging, but as he demonstrated leading these fine small bands, he felt equally at home playing alto sax or flute. “Cookin’ the Blues”, the first album here, features his septet recorded live at the Jazz Workshop in June , during his tour on the West Coast.