KIM SIMMONDS JAZZIN' ON THE BLUES
Kim has launched his own label, Panache Records, with this instrumental CD. Known as the founder and continuing leader of the legendary blues/rock band Savoy Brown and with a star on the Rock Walk Of Fame, Kim Simmonds is recognized globally as one of the world's finest guitar players.
On JAZZIN' ON THE BLUES Kim shows off his acoustic playing with a beautiful mix of jazz and blues. He plays Guitar, Harmonica and Bass on the album. Kim wrote all the tunes except for tasty covers of She's A Woman (Lennon/McCartney) True Blue (Doggett/Butler) and Shop Around (Robinson/Gordy)
The cover of JAZZIN' ON THE BLUES is a painting by Mr. Simmonds entitled Musician In Blue. Percussion on the album by Ron Keck
Kim & Savoy Brown also have a #1 Billboard Blues CD entitled Witchy Feelin' (Ruf) released August 26th 2017
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Panache Records artist: Kim Simmonds - Jazzin' On The Blues - New Release Review from Bman Blues Report
I just had the opportunity to review the most recent release, Jazzin' On The Blues, from Kim Simmonds, and it's quite good. Simmonds, well known front man for Savoy Brown, takes an occasional break from his band and does individual projects and this is a fine instrumental one. Opening with Dancing On A Memory, a smooth instrumental ballad, Simmonds accompanies himself on rhythm guitar as he plays fluid lead melody. Lightly salted blues riffs make this a grand opener. Theme For Deborah has a Latin percussion line thanks to Ron Keck and Simmonds dances across the strings