Patrick Prouty | The Charmed Life

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The Charmed Life

by Patrick Prouty

Winner of the 2008 Detroit Music Award for Best Jazz Recording,The Charmed Life is veteran Detroit bassist Patrick Prouty's debut as a leader. It focuses on Prouty's original tunes and group improvisation from a stellar cast of Detroit cats.
Genre: Jazz: Post-Bop
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1. Remembering Section 403
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2. South-West
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3. Higgins' Theme
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4. The Charmed Life
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5. Surf Ballroom
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6. Waltzing With Jenny
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7. Rhythm Section 7
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8. Lowell Fulsom Prison Blues
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9. Champ-Elysees 1951
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


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Patrick Prouty is one of the more dynamic musical voices to emerge out of the Motor City in recent years. Having recently completed a lengthy tenure as a member of soul legend Bettye Lavette’s road band, the in-demand bassist has decided to focus on a more personalized musical vision. The Charmed Life, Prouty’s debut as a leader, is a muscular, straight-ahead release featuring pianist Phil Kelly, vibraphonist Rob Pipho and drummer Bill Higgins, Jr.


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Gregg Streicher

The Charmed Life
I\'m not surprised this won 2008 Detroit Music Award. Pat, in addition to being a top-flight bassist, he composes varied and open-ended; accessible tunes that feature the improvising skills of Detroit\'s finest sidemen.

Amy Sayadzad

The Charmed Life
This CD is exquisitely composed and performed with lots of heart and soul. Patrick Prouty is a phenomenal artist! I can't get enough of The Charmed Life.

stingwicki

charmed life indeed
Awesome, provoking, very melodic

Charles Plater

Amazing!
Amazing art from an amazing artist! Patrick Prouty's song writing skills come to life on this great CD!