Saturday, January 03, 2009
The Herbaliser Band — Session One (2000)
Session One is an album released by The Herbaliser on 26 May 2000. While the band had been together since the mid 1990s, contributing to and promoting Herbaliser's largely electronically produced albums, this was the first and to date the only studio album recorded with a live band. It is also the only album released under the group name The Herbaliser Band.
Each track is a live band representation of a track from the first three Herbaliser albums, Remedies, Blow Your Headphones and Very Mercenary. Most tracks are completely instrumental, and vocals are only present in sample form on two tracks ("Who's the Realest?" and "The Sensual Woman").
The music is a unique mix of jazz/funk/hip hop with the classic 'big band' sound. ©
01 - Who's The Realest? [5:25]
02 - Ginger Jumps The Fence [5:10]
03 - The Sensual Woman [4:21]
04 - The Missing Suitcase [5:40]
05 - Shocka Zulu [5:11]
06 - Shattered Soul [5:07]
07 - Gold Rush [5:40]
08 - Forty Winks [5:39]
- Clique Aki:
Jake Wherry - Bass guitar
Ollie Teeba - Turntables
Mickey Moody - Drums
Kaidi Tatham - Keyboards (ARP Pro Soloist, Hohner Clavinet D6, Korg Trinity, Fender Rhodes 73)
Ralph Lamb - Trumpet, flugelhorn, additional keyboards (tracks: 2, 3, 5)
Patrick Dawes - Percussion
Andy Ross - Piccolo, flute, baritone and tenor saxophone
Chris Bowden - Alto saxophone
Matt Coleman - Trombone
Notes: Live played instrumental versions of tracks from The Herbaliser's albums.