Tom Principato – Raising The Roof!
On Raisinn' the Roof, the Tom Principato Band is joined by long-time DC-area favorite Tommy Lepson, who contributes his soulful Hammond B3 organ playing and vocals, as well as several other special guests. The new album showcases nine songs (including 6 originals) that demonstrate the breadth of Tom’s musical influences ranging from blues, jazz and rock, to funk, reggae and New Orleans sounds.The three covers include a jazzy workout of Jimmy Smith’s “8 Counts for Rita,” a cooking take on J.J. Cale’s “Lies,” and a new version of Louis Jordan’s “Fish Fry” that brings on the funk and Jamaican flavors to this R&B classic, a long-time staple of the band’s live shows.
1. Lock and Key - 4:43 2. Too Damn Funky - 5:28 3. In the Middle of the Night - 4:34 4. Lies - 4:49 5. Bo Bo's Groove - 5:18 6. Fish Fry - 4:35 7. Mi Solea - 7:18 8. 8 Counts for Rita - 6:10 9. They Called for "Stormy Monday" (But ("Mustang Sally" Is Just as Bad!) - 3:10
Tom Principato (vocals, guitar) , Tommy Lepson (Hammond organ, backing vocals) , John Perry (bass, backing vocals) , Joe Wells (drums) , Josh Howell (congas, timbales, percussion) , John Wolf (trombone) , Nadine Rae / Liz Briones (backing vocals) , Chris Watling (baritone sax) , Bruce Swaim (tenor sax) , Kevin Cordt (trumpet)
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