Album artwork for Heavy Soul by Ike Quebec

Thick-toned tenor Ike Quebec is in excellent form on this 1961 Blue Note release. His ballad statements are quite warm, and he swings nicely on a variety of medium-tempo material. Unfortunately, organist Freddie Roach has a rather dated sound, which weakens this session a bit; bassist Milt Hinton and drummer Al Harewood are typically fine in support. Originals alternate with standards, with "Just One More Chance," "The Man I Love," and "Nature Boy" (the latter an emotional tenor-bass duet) being among the highlights.

Ike Quebec

Heavy Soul

Blue Note
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Album artwork for Heavy Soul by Ike Quebec
LP

£17.99

Clear
Limited to 300 copies
Released 02/12/2022Catalogue Number

SOW009

Ike Quebec

Heavy Soul

Blue Note
Album artwork for Album artwork for Heavy Soul by Ike Quebec by Heavy Soul - Ike Quebec
Album artwork for Heavy Soul by Ike Quebec
LP

£17.99

Clear
Limited to 300 copies
Released 02/12/2022Catalogue Number

SOW009

Thick-toned tenor Ike Quebec is in excellent form on this 1961 Blue Note release. His ballad statements are quite warm, and he swings nicely on a variety of medium-tempo material. Unfortunately, organist Freddie Roach has a rather dated sound, which weakens this session a bit; bassist Milt Hinton and drummer Al Harewood are typically fine in support. Originals alternate with standards, with "Just One More Chance," "The Man I Love," and "Nature Boy" (the latter an emotional tenor-bass duet) being among the highlights.