Starts on the Stops

Kurt Crandall

Kurt Crandall organized two great bands to join him and record live in the studio over two days. The first day he was backed by great regional jazz players including Bill Heid – a hard bop B3 master and storied blues/jazz pianist. Bill played on the blues classic - Somebody Loan Me a Dime by Fenton Robinson. The next day he took in his local blues

Kurt Crandall organized two great bands to join him and record live in the studio over two days. The first day he was backed by great regional jazz players including Bill Heid – a hard bop B3 master and storied blues/jazz pianist. Bill played on the blues classic - Somebody Loan Me a Dime by Fenton Robinson. The next day he took in his local blues band - John Sheppard (Iguanas, Johnny Sansone) on bass, along with local drum legend Johnny Hott (Cracker, Gutterball, House of Freaks) in addition to the great Midwestern guitarist– Karl Angerer (Lee McBee, RJ Mischo). Also added to the mix were the piano stylings of North Carolina based Clark Stern (Nappy Brown, Bob Margolin) and Sean Costello protégé and former Atlanta resident, Reid Doughten on guitar. The resulting music is organized into two sets – much like the way one would arrange a night of live music.

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