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  • Performer: Phil Upchurch
  • Title: The Way I Feel
  • Size MP3 ver: 1939 mb
  • Size FLAC ver: 2276 mb
  • Date of release: 1969
  • Style: Soul-Jazz
  • Rating: 4.8 of 5
  • Genre: Jazz
Phil Upchurch - The Way I Feel mp3 flac

Tracklist

Electrik Head5:03
Softly2:33
Bacn' Chips2:49
Wild Wood3:02
Pretty Blue2:41
Peter, Peter3:34
The Way I Feel3:20
I Don't Know2:48
You Don't Have To Know4:06
Time For Love (Is Any Time)3:48

Versions

CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
LPS 840Phil Upchurch The Way I Feel ‎(LP, Album)CadetLPS 840US1969
LPS 840, LPS-840Phil Upchurch The Way I Feel ‎(LP, Album)Cadet, CadetLPS 840, LPS-840US1969
UICY-76555Phil Upchurch The Way I Feel ‎(CD, Album, Ltd, RE, RM)CadetUICY-76555Japan2014

Album

The Way I Feel is an album by jazz and R&B guitarist Phil Upchurch recorded in 1969 and released on the Cadet label. All compositions by Phil Upchurch except as indicated. Peter, Peter Irwin Rosman 3:34. Wild Wood 3:02. Time for Love Is Any Time Quincy Jones, Cynthia Weil 3:48. The Way I Feel Gordon Lightfoot 3:20. Bacn' Chips 2:49. You Don't Have to Know 4:06. I Don't Know 2:48. Softly Gordon Lightfoot 2:33. 10 tracks 33:44. Phil Upchurch Chicago, Illinois, July 19, 1941 is an American jazz and rhythm & blues guitarist and bassist. Upchurch started his career working with the Kool Gents, the Dells, and the Spaniels before going on to work with Curtis Mayfield, Otis Rush and Jimmy Reed. His association with Kool Gents member Dee Clark would continue, including playing guitar on Clark's 1961 solo hit Raindrops. The Way I Feel. Phil Upchurch. Released 1969. The Way I Feel Tracklist. Peter, Peter Lyrics. The Way I Feel Q&A. Producers Charles Stepney. More Phil Upchurch albums. Love Is Strange. Lovin Feeling. Show all albums by Phil Upchurch. For faster navigation, this Iframe is preloading the Wikiwand page for The Way I Feel Phil Upchurch album. Random Article. Follow Us. Send a suggestion. 1 Reception. Pretty Blue 2:41. Sorry, something went wrong. Related tracks. View all. A prolific guitarist who is comfortable playing blues, soul, R&B, and jazz, Phil Upchurch has been a prominent figure in Chicago music circles since the mid-'50s. He initially did freelance sessions with such musicians as Jerry Butler before becoming. read more. similar to. philupchurchmusic Albums

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Phil Upchurch: American blues, jazz and R&B guitarist and bassist. Just Want to Make Love to You, I'm Your Hoochie Coochie Man, Let's Spend the Night Together и другие песни. Phil Upchurch: все альбомы, включая Cha Cha Cha Blues , The Classic Hit Dance Recordings , Phil Upchurch и другие. A prolific guitarist who is comfortable playing blues, soul, R&B, and jazz, Phil Upchurch has been a prominent figure in Chicago music circles since the mid-'50s. He initially did freelance sessions with Read Full Biography. Listen to music from Phil Upchurch like Crosstown Traffic, More And More & more. Find the latest tracks, albums, and images from Phil Upchurch. Phil Upchurch Chicago, Illinois, July 19, 1941 is an American jazz and rhythm & blues guitarist and bassist. Upchurch started his career working with the Kool Gents, the Dells, and the Spaniels before going on to work with Curtis Mayfield, Otis Rush and Jimmy Reed. His association with read more. Philip Upchurch born July 19, 1941, Chicago, Illinois, United States is an American blues, jazz and R&B guitarist and bassist. Upchurch started his career working with the Kool Gents, the Dells, and the Spaniels, before going on to work with Curtis Mayfield, Otis Rush, and Jimmy Reed. His association with Kool Gents member Dee Clark would continue, including playing guitar on Clark's 1961 solo hit Raindrops. He then returned to Chicago to play and record with Woody Herman, Stan Getz, Groove. download 2:39. Phil Upchurch США The Hog. download 2:13. Phil Upchurch США You Can't Sit Down. download 6:49. Phil Upchurch USA Cold Sweat. download 6:46. Phil Upchurch USA Inner City Blues. Phil Upchurch Фото исполнителя Phil Upchurch. United States. All songs by Phil Upchurch. Phil Upchurch. Name Of The Game. Jazz-Pop Fusion. Tell The Truth. Jazz Acid Jazz. Darkness, Darkness. Jazz Fusion. Feeling Blue. The Long Way Home. Knock on Wood. Warm Breeze. Wolfgang Haffner featuring Phil Upchurch & Brandon Fields. Winds of Change. 2019 г. Phil Upchurch & The Phil Harmonic Orchestra https

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“The Way I Feel” by Philip Upchurch is a record that fills about five bags, each completely. Here’s the list...
1. Jazz
2. Rock
3. Folk
4. Pop
5. Funk.
How about that?

Upchurch embraces folk rock and translates it to jazz guitar better than any other player. This is not a slight. He hears the minor key melodies of Lightfooot, Carole King, Jesse Colin Young and turns each tune into a beautiful animal that’s different from the original while possessing its most tuneful quality.

The way Upchurch interprets Gordon Lightfoot on the two tracks here, this writer wishes he’d given If You Could Read My Mind the same treatment. Tasty is the the adjective that best describes him and never tied down to any single style. The arrangements allow him to riff on blues chords, jazz runs, of course, also rock and pop.

Recorded in November 1969, The Way I Feel is a great guitar record. Easily as good as “Darkness, Darkness”. I like it better; there are more surprises and with Charles Stepney’s arrangements, you have an album that does not get boring after repeated listens. This record is a showcase for the variety of guitar sounds Upchurch can produce. There’s a little Hendrix here, some funk, real jazzy rhythm guitar and emotionally-rendered melodies. No one familiar with his body of work should be surprised at the amazing eclecticism he displays in this record.

In his career, Phil Upchurch supported some of the greatest jazz and blues guitarists ever by making their lead guitar work sound better in front of his great rhythm and fills. The variety of great artists he backed up is impressive. They don’t all have a lot in common musically except they are great and Upchurch made them better. The partial list includes includes B.B. King, George Benson, John Lee Hooker, Ramsey Lewis and Donny Hathaway, Stan Getz and Dizzy Gillespie. I can’t think of another sideman who played with so many musical greats in such a variety of styles. Hathaway returns the favor here, credited with playing the piano parts, which are spare but potent.

Left to his own devices and augmented by the great production on this solo record, he’s never less than tasty, often surprising and takes jazz/rock in an original, exciting direction.

Charles Stepney’s production and arrangements are to the fore on half the tracks. All are terrific. Background voices are usually a negative on jazz records, but not here. Neither cloying or dominant; they fit as you’d expect from this guy who arranged some of The Dells best records (“Sing Dionne Warwick”.) His stamp is fairly complete on The Way I Feel. Stepney was a busy man most of his career and the records he produced for mostly Chicago-based artists like The Dells, Rotary Connection and Minnie Riperton, Ramsey Lewis and Earth Wind and Fire are almost all records that still sound great and many are quite collectible in their original vinyl pressings. He collaborated with Ramsey Lewis on some of his best work like Sun Goddess then later with Maurice White and Earth Wind and Fire as they conquered the world touring and playing the great Charles Stepney arrangements on That's the Way of the World, Gratitude and Spirit to name a few. On The Way I Feel, he demonstrates his fluency with jazz explorations into rock, funk, pop, and folk/rock. Stepney’s arrangements can go anywhere and Phil Upchurch interprets them with amazing smoothness and deep feeling. Unlike so many great session players who play spot on but without bringing much emotion, Phil Upchurch on this record adds something tasty and often beautiful to each tune.

Track one is neither the best or most memorable song here, but it’s a real production tour de force featuring Upchurch. It begins with a Martin Denny “Hypnotique” vocal arrangement that goes into a guitar solo that’s straight up rock. Just cool. Track two is a Phil Upchurch composition, “Wild Wood” that lets him stretch out with a lead and rhythm that’s a cruise into jazzy shoobydoodoowaa. Then a lovely ballad composed by Quincy Jones, “Time for Love” followed by the best cut and title track, a jazzy reworking of Gordon Lightfoot’s “The Way I Feel”. Never a hit for its originator, but a great album cut. Upchurch transforms it into a quasi-“Summertime”, casting a jazz light on the melody’s beauty and bringing the rhythm up front. The background vocal arrangement from Stepney is all jazz. A simple pleasure inside the complex, sensitive guitar reading.

That each track sounds completely different is one of the treasures of this record. But how did they pull it off? That’s where Charles Stepney’s adept hand comes in with bright arrangements and settings. It may sound counterintuitive, but great as Phil Upchurch plays lead guitar on this record, his rhythm is bad ass. I suppose that’s why he was such a busy sideman. This may not be the best jazz guitar record ever; but it may be the best Phil Upchurch record, which is close.

This record is fairly hard to find. There are only two iterations according to Discogs. The original Cadet pressing and a 2014 Japanese CD, remastered. Either runs about $20. There are reputedly cassette and 8 track versions, as well.

In his liner notes for this record by his favorite guitarist sideman, Ramsey Lewis said, “Phil has put together some sounds and rhythms that defy categorization. He demands the ear of all music devotees regardless of what ‘bag’ they may think they’re in...”

If you’re a fan of any of the artists mentioned above or enjoy guitar played in any of those styles, you will want to hear this record, perhaps repeatedly.

-Monty Orrick, February 2019

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