Funky Snakefoot

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Funky Snakefoot
Studio album by Alphonse Mouzon
Released 1974
Recorded December 10, 11 & 12, 1973
Genre Jazz
Length 44:06
Label Blue Note
Alphonse Mouzon chronology
The Essence of Mystery
(1972)
Funky Snakefoot
(1973)
Mind Transplant
(1975)

Funky Snakefoot is the second album by American jazz drummer Alphonse Mouzon recorded in 1973 and released on the Blue Note label.[1]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Jason Ankeny awarded the album 4½ stars stating "Alphonse Mouzon is celebrated largely for his drumming skills, the brilliant Funky Snakefoot is first and foremost a showcase for his keyboard prowess. Galvanized by its thick, greasy Arp, Moog, and organ solos, the album recalls Blue Note contemporaries like Gene Harris, albeit augmented by Mouzon's monster rhythms. Add his ragged-but-right vocals to the mix and Funky Snakefoot veers closer to mainstream R&B than virtually anything else the label ever released, but there's no denying the ferocity or virtuosity of this music".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Alphonse Mouzon
  1. "I've Given You My Love" - 4:43
  2. "You Don't Know How Much I Love You" - 4:40
  3. "I Gotta Have You" - 2:46
  4. "My Life Is So Blue" - 4:37
  5. "Funky Snakefoot" - 3:45
  6. "My Little Rosebud" - 2:02
  7. "A Permanent Love" - 4:20
  8. "The Beggar" - 4:35
  9. "Oh Yes I Do" - 4:35
  10. "Tara, Tara" - 3:35
  11. "Where I'm Drumming From" - 1:20
  12. "Ism" - 3:08
  • Recorded at Electric Lady Studios in New York City on December 10, 11 & 12, 1973

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Blue Note Records discography accessed January 12, 2011
  2. ^ a b Ankeny, J. Allmusic Review accessed January 12, 2011