Toots Thielemans’ ‘Live’ is an album recorded in Holland with an European rhythm section and released on April 4, 1974 by Polydor Of Holland.
Track Listing : 1.Days Of Wine And Roses (Henry Mancini, Johnny Mercer) – 06:11 . 2.Lullaby (Toots Thielemans) – 03:33 . 3.Tenor Madness (Sonny Rollins) – 07:59 . 4.Nice To Be Around (John Williams, Paul Williams) – 03:13 . 5.Strange Boogie Man (Toots Thielemans) – 09:07 . 6.Dat Mistige Rooie Beest (Toots Thielemans) – 04:17 . 7.Dream Girl (Toots Thielemans) – 02:02 . 8.I Do It For Your Love (Paul Simon) – 03:34 . 9.You’Re My Blues Machine (Toots Thielemans) – 03:00 . 10.Autumn Leaves (Joseph Kosma, Jacques Prévert, Johnny Mercer) – 08:32 . 11.My Little Anna (Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen) – 05:39 . 12.C-Jam Blues (Duke Ellington) – 07:21
Musicians : Toots Thielemans – Guitar, Harmonica . Victor Kaihatu – Bass . Evert Overweg – Drums . Rob Franken – Electric Piano, Organ . Joop Scholten – Guitar . Cees Schrama – Tambourine, Percussion [Metronome]
Production : Produced By Cees Schrama, Dick De Winter . Ferry Sluyter – Engineer
Package : Willem Duys – Liner Notes . Frans Verpoorten – Photography
Recorded 1974 At Boerenhofstede Laren.
Released On April 4, 1974 By Polydor Of Holland.
Toots Thielemans, who mostly plays harmonica on the sextet date with guitarist Joop Scholten and keyboardist Rob Franken, has fun jamming on six of his originals. […]
A guitar player by choice, Toots didn’t pick up the harmonica, the instrument for which he is most renowned, until bed-ridden by illness. His harmonic skills and melodic ideas on both instruments are on ample display on this recording, made April 4th, 1974. You’ll hear him playing as if his life depended on it, backed by an ideal rhythm section, […]