Fast Foot Shuffle

COMPOSERS: Dave O’Higgins
LABELS: Candid
PERFORMER: Dave O’Higgins (ss, ts), Tom Cawley (ky), Mike Outram (g), Sam Burgess (b), Simon Lea (d), Pete Eckford (perc, decks), Barnaby Dickinson (tb)
CATALOGUE NO: CCD 79772

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Tailored for the dance scene, this high-octane, rumbustious album, in which a tricksy visit to Coltrane’s ‘Giant Steps’ jostles unaffectedly against bebop flagwavers like Dizzy Gillespie’s ‘Bebop’ and a host of attractive O’Higgins originals, is both life-affirming and unfussily accomplished. CP