Tony Adamo: Was Out Jazz Zone Mad
by George W. Harris • October 8, 2018 • 0 Comments
One of the great things about Tony Adamo is that you just can’t peg him down. He’s part vocalist, poet, street preacher, hip uncle, but above all, a jazzer with a grooving heart. On this album, he lays down the jazz laws of life’s observations with the highly funkified team that includes legendary drummer Mike Clark along with Jack Wilkins/g, Mike LeDonne/org, Donald Harrison/as, Tim Ouimette/tp and various other cats who sit in for some snapping beats.
Adamo’s voice is husky and his delivery is like a carney at the county fair, but instead of selling rides or Vegematics, he tells stories in the Tom Waits vein with a clever phrase and...