Ruffins, Kermit / Live At Vaughan's
Album: Live At Vaughan's   Collection:Jazz
Artist:Ruffins, Kermit   Added:May 2007
Label:Basin Street  

A-File Activity
Add Date: 2007-07-22 Pull Date: 2007-09-23 Charts: Jazz
Week Ending: Sep 23 Sep 16 Sep 9 Aug 12 Aug 5 Jul 29
Airplays: 1 2 1 2 2 3

Recent Airplay
1. Nov 18, 2015: 11-18-2015
Talking Loud And Saying Nothing, Can't Take My Baby Nowhere
4. Dec 02, 2009: Over the Full Moon Hump!
If You Want Me To Stay
2. Mar 18, 2015: 3-18-2015
Drop Me Off In New Orleans
5. Sep 18, 2007: At the Cafe Bohemian
Drop Me Off In New Orleans
3. Jul 14, 2011: Summertime Sunshine (Full Moon!)
Talking Loud And Saying Nothing
6. Sep 14, 2007: At the Cafe Bohemian

Album Review
Reviewed 2007-07-19
Dish up some red beans and rice and hold on as New Orleans trumpeter Ruffins and his band, the Barbecue Swingers, serve you a plate full of total feel-good, first-class Crescent City jazz. It’s brassy, sassy, and playful. Recorded live with lots of crowd noise – they are having one hell of a party at this place. Watch for applause and speaking at beginning/end of tracks.

1. One minute spoken introduction. The crowd loves this guy.
*2. Sweet trumpet leads this tropical mid/upbeat sway. Fun vocals.
3. A classic ballad gets swinging w/hip vocals & cool keyboard solo.
*4. Classic upbeat brass jam. Let the parade begin!
5. Childlike vocalist (his daughter?) on a downtempo classic.
6. Up/mid w/fun vocals (crowd sings along). Great trumpet.
*7. Another fun tune, mid/up w/solid brass adding spice.
*8. Lazy, sweet, and charming w/funny lyrics.
9. Upbeat and catchy w/some scatting & a cool sound.
10. Mid/upbeat w/a hint of 70’s funk. Great showcase for his horn.
11. Relaxed, midtempo w/some good solos from the band.
*12. Mid/upbeat that gets into a cool groove. Some serious horn.
13. Mostly midtempo w/lots of crown action. A soul/funk classic.

Track Listing
1. Introduction   7. Treme' Second Line
2. Skokiaan   8. Can't Take My Baby Nowhere
3. World On A String   9. Hide The Reefer
4. Drop Me Off In New Orleans   10. If You Want Me To Stay
5. Do You Know What It Means To Miss New Orleans?   11. Be Thankful For What You Got
6. Palm Court Strut   12. Talking Loud And Saying Nothing
  13. O-O-H Child