PRICE: $17.00
IN STOCK
ARTIST
TITLE
J.J. Jackson's Dilemma
FORMAT
CD

LABEL
CATALOG #
STCCD 3009CD STCCD 3009CD
GENRE
RELEASE DATE
7/8/2016

American R&B singer J. J. Jackson was a pioneer and much more than simply a soul artist. He wrote, produced, and arranged for an array of jazz and soul artists in America and was undoubtedly a revered figure within those communities. His UK residency inspired a hit for The Pretty Things and admiration from progressive rockers IF, who, in late 1969, joined Jackson to record his debut album as J.J. Jackson's Dilemma. Jackson's ambitious crossover of soul, jazz, and progressive rock was a hedonistic fusion that forged a momentary but engaging collaboration. It resulted in two albums and helped in the making of Brother Jack McDuff's 1970 album for Blue Note. Whether it was simply misunderstood at the time or blatantly ignored, J.J. Jackson's Dilemma remains among Jackson's most interesting work and a highlight of the British underground jazz-rock scene. Stoned Circle proudly descends into the jazz-rock underground of 1970 and brings forth a pure gem of late-'60s fusion. Laden with the essential period quota of fuzz guitar, Hammond organ, and wah-wah effects, J.J. Jackson's Dilemma earns a prestigious place in the ever-expanding British enpsychlopedia! Professionally remastered original sound recording with analytical liners, rare archival photos, and bonus tracks from the original US and UK release as well as Jackson's 1970 . . . And Proud of It! LP.