Medeski Martin & Wood’s ‘Juice’ is their third studio album (after a 17 years hiatus) recorded with guitarist John Scofield and released on September 15, 2014 by Okeh Records.
Track Listing : 1.Sham Time (Eddie Harris) – 05:46 . 2.North London (John Scofield) – 06:35 . 3.Louis The Shoplifter (Billy Martin) – 06:11 . 4.Juicy Lucy (Billy Martin, John Medeski, John Scofield, Chris Wood) – 07:07 . 5.I Know You (John Scofield) – 08:02 . 6.Helium (Chris Wood) – 04:06 . 7.Light My Fire (John Densmore, Robby Krieger, Ray Manzarek, Jim Morrison) – 05:36 . 8.Sunshine Of Your Love (Peter Brown, Jack Bruce, Eric Clapton) – 010:54 . 9.Stovetop (John Scofield) – 05:31 . 10.The Times They Are A-Changin’ (Bob Dylan) – 03:40
Musicians : Medeski, Scofield, Martin & Wood – Band . John Medeski – Keyboards . Billy Martin – Drums, Caxixi, Cuica, Guiro, Talking Drum . John Scofield – Guitar . Chris Wood – Bass . Pedrito Martínez – Congas, Guiro
Production : Produced By Medeski, Scofield, Martin & Wood . Chris Bittner – Engineer . Danny Blume – Mixing . Tim Fodness – Assistant . Scotty Hard – Mixing . Alan Silverman – Mastering
Package : Carly Jo Morgan – Art Direction
Released On September 15, 2014 By Okeh Records.
At least on first listening, the simplicity of the approach at the heart of Juice camouflages its intricate balance. But, all truly great albums, successive listenings reveal the wealth of nuance within and, in turn, compel repeated playings that will be equally satisfying sitting still between headphones or in a free dance around the house. […]
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Considering its winning combination of tuneful melodies, danceable rhythms and earthy textures, Juice is Medeski, Scofield, Martin & Wood’s most appealing, cohesive and consistently engaging release to date. […]
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