Leon's Creation 'This Is The Beginning'
San Fransisco late 1960, two of the biggest groups to emerge from this scene were Santana and Sly and The Family Stone. For a while they were two of the biggest acts in the US and scores of local bands tried to follow in their footsteps. They were hard acts to follow and very few got to the stage of making a 45, never mind a whole LP. However its Leon’s Creation who did just that, whose debut LP “This Is The Beginning” that Acid Jazz are very glad to reissue. A native of San Francisco Leon Patillo led the group, whose multi racial line-up echoed that of his heroes on the local scene. Self contained and gigging locally they made their debut album at the tiny Studio 10 who also custom pressed the album in extremely limited number. Released on Acid Jazz licensed directly from Leon Patillo, the package comes with in depth sleeve notes and is beautifully illustrated in both LP and CD formats. Release 30/03/2018 Buy now: https://bit.ly/2pDsAKm For more go to www.acidjazz.co.uk
Dr. John - Iko Iko (Gumbo)
New Orleans classic from 1972 album "Gumbo". Written and originally released by James "Sugar Boy" Crawford as 'Jock-A-Mo' in 1953. Recorded in 1972 at California. Dr. John - piano, vocals Robbie Montgomery - vocals Jessica Smith - vocals Melvin Lastie - trumpet, cornet John Ewing - trombone Lee Allen - tenor saxophone Harold Battiste - clarinet, saxophone, horn arrangements Morris Bechamin - saxophone Dave Lastie - saxophone Jimmy Calhoun - bass Fred Staehle - drums, percussion Richard Washington - percussion