Perhaps like me, you tend to get a touch Grinchy in the holiday season. Well then, do what I did last night and turn that frown upside down with this deep holiday groove carved by the master himself: Lou Rawls. On this one, he swings an old (roasted) chestnut, but I’ve got an even better one on deck for later this week.
At 1.53 the big band kind of drops out for a minute and Lou swings it with a small group, with some excellent vibes providing excellent vibrations.
From now on, our troubles will be out of sight…out-of-sight…
And for a little “black” holiday cheer: