I came across this CD recently on iTunes and decided to take a chance and purchase the CD and I have to say that I am pleasantly surprised. This is a funky 70's sounding CD that has some great mixing and sounds surprisingly good so much in fact that I had to turn up my audio equipment twice.
Above all else, Fat Albert Rotunda is about the groove, which might explain why it is one of the most sampled jazz records in history. Brazenly blending the sounds of street with hard swinging jazz, Herbie kicks out chunky riffs and rhythms on his Fender Rhodes electric piano, content to lay low in the fatback pulse of bassist Buster Williams and drummer Tootie Heath. He peppers the albums