Category Bennie Maupin
Bennie Maupin Does…’Baker Street’?
The streaming revolution has seen the major labels dredging up the damndest ‘extra tracks’ for inclusions on catalogue albums. One of the weirdest is Bennie Maupin’s ‘Baker Street’, which has appeared at the end of his 1978 Moonscapes record. Of all the great 1960s and 1970s jazzmen you wouldn’t expect to go ‘disco’ – or, […]
Rescued From The Vaults: Bennie Maupin’s Moonscapes/Slow Traffic To The Right
Mention the name Bennie Maupin to a certain generation of jazz fans and you’re likely to get a raised eyebrow followed by a sharp intake of breath. He’s pure class. His baritone, soprano and tenor sax work on seminal Miles Davis albums Bitches Brew and Big Fun as well as Herbie Hancock‘s Head Hunters would be […]