GEORGE FREEMAN – GEORGE THE BOMB! with special guest Billy Branch
“You will always have jazz; jazz is not dead—as long as you have kids coming into this world who have rhythm and soul and a feeling.”
– George Freeman (Chicago Jazz Magazine, 2015)
George Freeman is a living legend and has toured and/or recorded with musical legends from Charlie Parker to Lester Young, Johnny Griffin, Richard "Groove" Holmes, Gene Ammons, to Dinah Washington,along with his brothers Von Freeman and Bruz Freeman and his nephew Chico Freeman.
"George The Bomb!"features: George Freeman, electric guitar and vocals; Billy Branch, harmonica and vocals; John Devlin, 6-string electric bass, accordion and vocals; Luiz Ewerling, drums and percussion; Joanie Pallatto, vocals and Bradley Parker-Sparrow, piano.
All tracks are original songs by George Freeman, © 2019 Porkpie Music BMI
(with the exception of "Help Me" by Ralph Bass, Sonny Boy Williamson II, and Willie Dixon (BMI) and "The Music Goes 'Round and Around" by Edward Farley / Michael Riley / Red Hodgson (ASCAP).
Produced by Joanie Pallatto & Bradley Parker-Sparrow
Recorded August - December 2018, at Sparrow Sound Design Recording Studio, Chicago, IL
STREET DATE: APRIL 2, 2019 – SOUTHPORT RECORDS