Rick Allen, a New Orleans based Hammond player has recently released a
‘RICK ALLEN B-3 KING'
and a king he is.
When you like a Hammond roar, when you are
in for blues with a jazzy feeling or jazz with a bluesy feeling than you should
listen to this cd!
Seven out of the ten songs on this cd are compositions of
Rick Allen and they are worth listening. Perhaps you had the idea that New
Orleans was a synonym for ‘When The Saints Go Marching In', forget it.
Allen places New Orleans in a brand new perspective with the assistance of tenor
player Tim Green, Richard Taylor, drums, Robert Wilson, bass and percussion,
Kerry Brown drums and Roger Branch, guitar and percussion Rick Allen put New
Orleans definitely on the Hammond map.
If you like to hear a sample go to Rick Allen's site and take a bite of
his Hammond cake. It will satisfy you.