Thursday, November 4, 2010

Poogie Bell Band: Thinking Outside The Box (2004)

The sound of Poogie Bell's drums is what you hear on many of the world's finest jazz, neo-soul, R&B, POP and hip-hop records. Performer, record producer, composer, and arranger, you've heard his work with artists including Chaka Kahn, Marcus Miller, Roberta Flack, Erykah Badu, David Bowie, David Sanborn, Joe Sample, Stanley Turrentine, John Scofield,Eve, Al Jarreau, Vanessa Williams, Randy Crawford, Victor Bailey, and many more!
From his hard work, Poogie was able to break into the traditional R&B world touring and recording with artists Freddie Jackson, Phyllis Hyman and Chaka Kahn. He came into the New Jack Swing era working with Keith Sweat, Teddy Riley, SWV and New Edition. He continues to tour and record with Marcus Miller, Victor Bailey and Erykah Badu, among others. Now Poogie is doing his own thing with The Poogie Bell Band. The Poogie Bell Band consists of 5 members. They are, Juan Vasquez (guitar, vocals), Kevin Barefoot (bass), Howie Alexander (keyboards), and Ian Gordon (trumpet).
1. M.P.D. (6:42)
2. Boogie Hustlers (5:19)
3. Redd Foxx (6:45)
4. Dinner Mit Joe (5:55)
5. Luke's Line (5:34)
6. Kevin's Whistle (6:14)
7. Yuji Song (7:17)
8. Countryside (5:27)
9. Open Spaces (5:17)
10. News Talk Radio (4:04)
11. Soul Neo (5:49)
12. Question Song (3:32)