JEFF POTTER : GREAT BIG BEAT
A great big beat of piano pumping rockabilly rock and roll. This is a rockin` and boppin`,jumpin`n jivin`,sitting on the sofa smoochin` CD. Much more than just a little bit,it`s a great big beat. Strollers for the sweeties to shake their stuff to, screamin solo`s and sexy shouters.
Should you put this platter on to get your house party started? If you like a great big beat you should!
Jeff Potter has several obvious influences such as Jerry Lee Lewis, Fats Domino, The Big Bopper, The Blasters.
His recording has a timeless style though the 50`s make up the backbone of this cool cat.
Within this big beat you can feel the 40`s jump swing right into the 70`s ted revival. Jeff potter is an outstanding musician who has been a player in the U.S. for many years. Throughout his career he has enjoyed many rave reviews in the International press as to his ablities. He selected truly talented support(including Betsy Dawn Williams) to craft this exciting CD.
The arrangments and sound quality attest to his efforts and experience. There are 15 fantastic tunes,each stands on it`s own. There isn`t any fluff or folder to fill this recording out. Every song on this CD tells a great story and you will want to dance or dream to them over and over again.If you dig piano pumpers you must own this CD.
"High Octane" is a jiving, bluesy tune with briliant piano work that the killer would appreciate. Try and sit still to this number, it`s a great dance tune. "Time On My Hands" a slow swinging,big hunk of love, west coast strolling ballad. Sweet. The title track "She`s Got A Great Big Beat" couldn`t get any fatter without bursting through the speaker seams.
This jiver is showing it`s stuff. Tight ,bright and wailing. The tune is FAT. Like instrumentals? "The Romp" has it all,beautiful guitar lines, skin solos and bass work that is fine. A medium paced jiver that is cool as a cucumber.
"A Great Big Beat" is the CD for folks who want to dance, party or make out in the `55 Ford. Jeff Potter has a sound that suited and booted instruments on Betsy-Dawn Williams' Rocket Girl CD on El Toro Records. In addition to performing solo, Jeff also tours as a member of the The Lustre Kings, often backing Wanda Jackson. On occasion, Jeff also plays piano with Travis LeDoyt. Jeff has releases on the English labels Nervous, Fury, Raucous Records, as well as Dynamite Records, US, and an upcoming release on El Toro Records, Spain. Studio work has included recording on Columbia, Vanguard and Buddha Records.
Jeff still likes to make trips down to the cellar to play the drums. Teds will love the same as rock and roll swingsters. "A Great Big Beat" is a great big record from a truly talented artist. Jeff Potter is It with a really BIG beat.
01.She's Got A Great Big Beat
02.All Right With Meç
03.When The Moon Comes Up
05.I Can't Belive
06.She's So Explosive
07.Time On My Hands
08.Somebody Loves You
10.Kinda Lovin' Man
11.Let's Go To The Moon
12.Modern Busy Wold
13.Get Some Rest
14.Some Of The Time
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