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Bernard Purdie - Bernard Purdie's Soul To Jazz (3LP, Album, Compilation)

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Bernard Lee "Pretty" Purdie (born June 11, 1939) is an American drummer, and an influential R&B, soul and funk musician. He is known for his precise musical time keeping and his signature use of triplets against a half-time backbeat: the "Purdie Shuffle." He was inducted into the Modern Drummer Hall of Fame in 2013.Purdie recorded Soul Drums (1968) as a band leader and although he went on to record Alexander's Ragtime Band, the album remained unreleased until Soul Drums was reissued on CD in 2009 with the Alexander's Ragtime Band sessions. Other solo albums include Purdie Good! (1971), Soul Is... Pretty Purdie (1972) and the soundtrack for the blaxploitation film Lialeh (1973). In the mid-1990s he was a member of The 3B's, with Bross Townsend and Bob Cunningham.

Release Info

Artist: Bernard Purdie
Label: ACT (4)
Format: LP, Album, Compilation
Country: Europe
Label: ACT (4)
Released: 2023-05-26
Genre: Jazz, Funk / Soul
Style: Soul-Jazz


A1 Moanin'
A2 Superstition
A3 Iko Iko
A4 Señor Blues
B1 When A Man Loves A Woman
B2 Freedom Jazz Dance
B3 Sidewinder
B4 Brother Where Are You?
C1 Wade In The Water
C2 Work Song
C3 Land Of 1.000 Dancers
C4 Gimme Some Lovin'
C5 Motherless Child
D1 New Orleans Strut
D2 La Place Street
D3 Amen
E1 Jubilation
E2 Joshua
E3 Mr. Magic
F1 Theme From Shaft
F2 Nobody Knows The Trouble I've Seen

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