Album review: Crusaders, Ghetto Blaster (1984)

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, JULY 20, 1984 By Steve Newton Joe Sample plays keyboards, Wilton Felder plays saxophone and bass, Leon Ndugo Chancler plays drums. And when the three get together to record an album as the Crusaders, the result is some of the most joyous, funky music around. My favourite tracks on Ghetto Blaster are … Continue reading Album review: Crusaders, Ghetto Blaster (1984)

Album review: Larry Carlton, Friends (1983)

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, JULY 1, 1983 By Steve Newton One of the reigning monarchs of L.A. session guitarists, Larry Carlton has played with some of the best in the world. and now, on his third self-produced LP Friends, he's gathered some of the best in the world to play with him. Bassist … Continue reading Album review: Larry Carlton, Friends (1983)