Melvin Jackson 'Funky Skull (Verve By Request)' LP
Pre-order. Due 8th December.
On his sole album as a leader, bassist Melvin Jackson - a veteran of the Eddie Harris band (this album includes two Harris originals) - plays with a bow, plucks and plugs his upright bass into a Maestro G-2 filter box, a Boomerang, an Echoplex, and an Ampeg amp. The result is soulful, psychedelic, and of course, funky – at once one of the grooviest and most avant-garde albums you’ll ever hear.
This Verve By Request title is pressed on 180-gram vinyl at Third Man in Detroit.
Catalogue number: 5579887