Various Artists

Concord, 2023CD
Instrument: Instrumental

Issue: 29.1

Jazz Ruler Type: Bebop
O's Jazz Ruler

Performance: 4
Performance Chart

Sound: 3
Sound Chart

Score: 74
Score Chart

O’s Notes: Birth Right is a two-disc collection of early, ragtime jazz and blues, A Black Root Music Compendium. It is steeped in a New Orleans, Bourbon Street vibe. There are forty songs in this historical perspective including “Motherless Children”, “Yonder Come Day”, “Georgia Buck”, and many good blues tunes. You’ll hear The Staple Singers, Bessie Jones, Mississippi Fred McDowell, Taj Mahal/Keb’ Mo’ and John Lee Hooker in this who’s who of the genre.


Publicist: Concord