The Jazz Crusaders Freedom Sound Import LP

The Jazz Crusaders

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1961 Debut Album On Vinyl LP!
Limited To 500 Copies!

Formed out of the ashes of several different Houston, Texas groups in the late '50s the core four of The Jazz Crusaders - Joe Sample, Stix Hooper, Wilton Felder, and Wayne Henderson - all relocated together to Los Angeles in 1960 and quickly signed a recording contract with Pacific Jazz Records. Freedom Sound is their debut album, from 1961, and a great introduction to their 1960s hard-bop soul-jazz sound. Rounding out their trombone-sax-piano-drums core with killer guitar work from Roy Gaines and the bass of the prolific Jimmy Bond, this is soul-jazz mixed with a taste of West Coast cool and an essential piece of The Jazz Crusaders' extensive catalog.

• Vinyl LP
• Limited to 500 copies
• Import

Wilton Felder, tenor saxophone
Wayne Henderson, trombone
Joe Sample, piano
Roy Gaines, guitar
Jimmy Bond, bass
Stix Hooper, drums

Side A:

1. The Geek
2. M.J.S. Funk
3. That's It
Side B:
1. Freedom Sound
2. Theme From "Exodus"
3. Coon

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