Live Feat. Billy Wooten (Limited Edition) (PLP-7157)

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Live Feat. Billy Wooten (Limited Edition)



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Mad funky vibes from The Wooden Glass – a group led by vibist Billy Wooten – an obscure player in the history books, but one who has had a huge influence on 21st Century groove! Billy's got a hard style on the vibes that's like Bobby Hutcherson and Roy Ayers at their soulful best – working here with a tight combo that includes guitar and organ, very much in the mode of his classic work with the slightly more famous (although equally obscure) Indianapolis combo The Ninteenth Whole! .

The set's a live one, but it really cooks with a sweet electric feel – echoey, funky, and soulful – as tunes spin out in a staggering approach to the vibes that's unmatched by any record of its time. Billy was a huge influence on Madlib and the sound of Yesterday's New Quintet – and hearing this set, it's virtually a blueprint for that group's current work!


  • Billy Wooten (vibraphone)
  • Emmanuel Riggins (organ)
  • William Roach (guitar)
  • Harold Cardwell (drums)


  • SIDE A
  • A1 Monkey Hips & Rice
  • A2 We've Only Just Begun
  • A3 Joy Ride
  • SIDE B
  • B1 In the Rain
  • B2 Day Dreaming
  • B3 Love Is Here