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Dave Matthews
Dave (* 1942) is an extraordinary pianist who crossed over into the organ world with curiosity and vitality. He plays with powerful, Don Patterson-like chops and greasy riffs picked up from his days with Tower of Power and Etta James.
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Funky Good Time: The Anthology
Polydor 31452 7094-2
released 1995
compilation, recorded 1970 through 1976
James Brown, organ, piano, tambourine, drums, vocals
Jimmy Parker, alto sax, vocals
Maceo Parker, alto sax, flute, vocals
David Sanborn, alto sax
Joe Farrell, tenor sax, flute
Robert McCollough, tenor sax
St. Clair Pinckney, tenor sax, vocals
Eldee Williams, tenor sax
Pee Wee Ellis, baritone sax
Michael Gipson, trombone
Fred Wesley, trombone, vocals
Lee Austin, trumpet, vocals
Randy Brecker, trumpet
Lyn Collins, trumpet, vocals
Russell Crimes, trumpet, vocals
Jon Faddis, trumpet
Clayton "Chicken" Gunnells, trumpet
Darryl "Hasaan" Jamison, trumpet
Jerone "Jasaan Sanford" Melson, trumpet
Isiah "Ike" Oakley, trumpet
Lew Soloff, trumpet
Marvin Stamm, trumpet
Jerry Dodgion, flute
Joe Beck, guitar
Charlie Brown, guitar
Robert Coleman, guitar, vocals
Phelps "Catfish" Collins, guitar
Hearlon "Cheese" Martin, guitar
Hugh McCracken, guitar
Jimmy Nolen, guitar, vocals
David Matthews, organ
Bobby Byrd, organ, piano, tambourine, vocals
Charles Sherrell, clavinet, bass, vocals
Wilbur Bascomb jr., bass
Bob Cranshaw, bass
Gordon Edwards, bass
Fred Thomas, bass, vocals
Jimmy Madison, drums
Melvin Parker, drums
Allan Schwartzberg, drums
Alfred Thomas, drums
John Starks, drums, vocals
Frankie "Kash" Waddy, drums
Johnny Griggs, congas, vocals
Russell Crimes, percussion, vocals
John Morgan, percussion, vocals
Vicki Anderson, vocals
Bob Both, vocals
Martha High, vocals
Tasha Thomas, vocals
Jazzy's Dance
Jazz Friends JFP 22458
recorded January/May 1999 in Edgewood, WA/USA
Nicholas Hoffman, guitar
Hadley Caliman, tenor sax
Joey DeFrancesco, Hammond B-3 organ
Dave Matthews, Hammond B-3 organ
Mark Ivester, drums
The Singles Vol. 6 - 1969-1970
Polydor B0010411-02
James Brown, organ, vocals
Nat Jones, conductor
Mike Andress, alto sax
Pee Wee Ellis, alto sax, organ
Jimmy McGary, alto sax, tenor sax
Al Nori, tenor sax
Les Asch, tenor sax
Gordon Brisker, tenor sax
Ronald Lewis, tenor sax, baritone sax
Maceo Parker, tenor sax, vocals
Eldee Williams, tenor sax
Larry Dickson, baritone sax
St. Clair Pinckney, baritone sax, flute
Millard Dusenbury, trombone
Dick Leith, trombone
Paul Piller, trombone
Levi Rasbury, trombone
Fred Wesley, trombone
David Matthews, bass trombone, organ, piano
Bud Brisbois, trumpet
Frank Brown, trumpet
Conte Candoli, trumpet
Jerry Conrad, trumpet
Joe Davis, trumpet
Allen DiRenzo, trumpet
Joe Dupars, trumpet
Richard "Kush" Griffith, trumpet
Paul Hubinion, trumpet
Waymon Reed, trumpet
Marie Speziale, trumpet
William Hinshaw, French horn
Henry Sigismonti, French horn
Arthur Adams, guitar
Dee Garrett, guitar
Alfonso Kellum, guitar, bass
Jimmy Nolan, guitar
Kenny Poole, guitar
Eddie Setser, guitar
Bobby Byrd, piano, vocals
Tim Hedding, organ
Don Randi, organ
James Vaughn, piano
Frank Vincent, piano
Carmen Jr. DeLeone, vibes, percussion
David Frerichs, vibes
string section
Bootsy Collins, bass
Tim Drummond, bass
John Miller, bass
Michael Moore, bass
Bernard Odum, bass
Sweet Charles Sherrell, bass
Bob Thorn, bass
William Upchurch, bass
Paul West, bass
Ben Barrett, drums
Beau Dollar Bowman, drums
Jon Keliehor, drums
Jimmy Madison, drums
Earl Palmer, drums
Melvin Parker, drums
John Starks, drums, vocals
Clyde Stubblefield, drums
Art Lopez, congas
Bennie Parks, percussion
Ron Selico, bongos
Vicki Anderson, vocals
The Singles Vol. 8 - 1972-1973
Polydor B0013349-02
James Brown, trumpet, organ, piano, drums, vocals
David Matthews, conductor, organ
St. Clair Pinckney, soprano sax, alto sax, tenor sax
Jerry Dodgion, alto sax
Alfred "Pee Wee" Ellis, alto sax, tenor sax
Jimmy Parker, alto sax
Maceo Parker, alto sax, flute
Michael Brecker, tenor sax
Joe Farrell, tenor sax, flute, English horn
Seldon Powell, tenor sax, flute
Ernie Watts, tenor sax
Eldee Williams, tenor sax
Joe Temperley, baritone sax
Hearlon "Cheese" Martin, trombone, guitar
Benny Powell, trombone
Fred Wesley, trombone, vocals
Cat Anderson, trumpet
Randy Brecker, trumpet
Russell Crimes, trumpet
Jon Faddis, trumpet
Darryl "Hasaan" Jamison, trumpet
Jerone "Jasaan Sanford" Melson, trumpet
Isiah "Ike" Oakley, trumpet
Lew Soloff, trumpet
Marvin Stamm, trumpet
Danny Stiles, trumpet
Snooky Young, trumpet
Joe Beck, guitar
Charlie Brown, guitar
Sam Brown, guitar
Robert Coleman, guitar
Hugh McCracken, guitar
Jimmy Nolen, guitar
Kenny Poole, guitar
Bobby Roach, guitar
David Spinozza, guitar
David T. Walker, guitar
Pat Rebillot, piano
Richard Tee, organ, piano
Gordon Edwards, bass
Russell George, bass
Michael Moore, bass
Chuck Rainey, bass
Fred Thomas, bass
Buster Williams, bass
Leon "Ndugu" Chancler, drums
Billy Cobham, drums
Steve Gadd, drums
Jimmy Madison, drums
Harvey Mason sr., drums
Bernard "Pretty" Purdie, drums
John Starks, drums
Bobby Byrd, tambourine
Ralph MacDonald, percussion
John Morgan, tambourine
Johnny Griggs, congas
Lyn Collins, vocals
Jeanette Washington, vocals

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