Nothing But Trouble
A nice collection of blues, fresh and exciting with talented Vocalists and instrumentalists. The lyrics are engaging, subtle and at times subliminal. Allan's 8th CD, this one is more along the lines of the blues idiom, with a touch of jazz sprinkled in for flavor. Featured Vocalist, Myriet Jno-Lewis, originally from North Carolina, but now residing in DC. You will love the way she plays with the lyrics when needed, and belts it out when warranted! She can be sweet and sassy! Myriet and Allan have performed and recorded together for several years. She currently performs as one of the featured vocalists in the Big Enough Band Anthony Junior plays the drums and sings on 3 of the tunes His drumming provides a strong foundation for all of the songs. His vocals truly express the emotions of each word he sings. Jim Callahan plays the upright on one of the songs, he performs regularly with the 'Big Enough Band' His playing will be more prominently featured on the next CD, due out sometime next year. Vih Duffy provides some wonderful harmonies that enhance the main vocals, she performs regularly with "Big Enough Band". Mike Gedzelman's alto sax will be sure to enthrall you, always playing just what should be there, just the right way! Mike performs with the Big Enough Band. Allan wrote all of the material, played the guitar(s) and for the most part the bass. Although he considers himself a songwriter first and foremost, you will discover that he is a competent guitarist / bassist. He is able to bring out the emotions in a song with his expressive voice.