Sunday, December 18, 2016

Mike LeDonne

Artist:  Mike LeDonne
Birth Name:  Michael LeDonne
Born:  October 26, 1956.  Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA
Genre:  Jazz, Post Bop, Straight-Ahead Jazz, Jazz Instrument, Piano Jazz
Occupation:  Musician
Instruments:   Piano, Hammond Organ

Mike LeDonne is an American Jazz Pianist and Organist.  He has worked with Benny Golson since 1996 and performs under his own name all over the world.  He played with Art Farmer-Clifford Jordan Quartet, Dizzy Gillespie, Stanley Turrentine and Sonny Rollins He is also known as one of the leading players of the Hammond B3, Oscar Peterson described him as "One of the most promising and talented Pianist of the Era".  He was nominated for Best Keyboards 2012 and the Downbeat critic's poll for "Rising Star" on Organ.

Title:  That Feelin'  (2016)
Genre:  Jazz, Post Bop, Straight-Ahead Jazz, Jazz Instrument, Piano
Label:  Savant  Records
Rating:   *****


 1.  I'd Never Change A Thing About You  (7:22)
 2.  That Feelin'  (7:34)
 3.  La La Means I Love You  (7:52)
 4.  Fly Litttle Bird Fly  (4:26)
 5.  Gravy Blues  (6:20)
 6.  Sweet Papa Lou  (6:14)
 7.  At Last  (5:10)
 8.  This Will Be An Evenlasting Love  (6:53)
 9.  A Lot Of Livin' To Do  (7:49)


Mike LeDonne:  Organ
Eric Alexander:  Tenor Saxophone
Vincent Herring:  Alto Saxophone on Tracks:  1, 5, 6
Peter Bernstein:  Guitar
Joe Farnsworth:  Drums

That Feelin' is an album by Mike LeDonne, was released on October 7, 2016 by Savant Records, featuring Eric Alexander, Vincent Herring, Peter Bernstein and Joe Farnsworth.

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