Philly Joe Jones Sextet


Blues For Dracula

  • Release Date: 01 Jul 1991
  • OJCCD-230-2

The first album under the leadership of Philly Joe Jones has achieved cult status over the years through the unique spoken vocal on the title track. That remarkable Bela Lugosi/Dracula sequence was actually largely derived from a routine by Philly's friend Lenny Bruce, who not only gave his blessing, but wanted to participate as a "talking sideman" (but couldn't get permission from the label he was under contract to in the Fifties, Fantasy Records!). The rest of the record should no… MORE