Funky funky Don Ellis -- a great set of electric groovers released at the same time that Don scored big with his soundtrack for The French Connection! As you'd guess from the title, the feel here is quite similar -- funky electric big band jazz, with a very hip 70s action soundtrack feel -- one that mixes acoustic sax and trumpet passages with some groovier keyboards and electronic bits -- all wrapped up in production that's tight, but never too slick to be funky! The album features a great take on Don's excellent "Theme From The French Connection" -- plus great electric jazz covers of "Alone Again Naturally", "Superstar", "I Feel The Earth Move", "Roundabout", and "Lean On Me" -- as well as album originals "Chain Reaction" and "Train To Get There".
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