Savannah Woman - Tommy Bolin - The Definitive Teaser Collectors Edition
Label: 429 Records - FTN 17912,Samson Records - FTN 17912 • Format: Box Set Album, Remastered 5x, CD • Country: US • Genre: Rock • Style: Classic Rock
After performing Various - Rock & Roll Classics Vol. 1 a variety of bands since the late '60s, Bolin finally released his first solo album in Teaser is an impressive display of the guitarist's prowess and range, and is a natural progression from the previous Bolin -dominated James Gang albums Bang and Miamiand his work with drummer Billy Cobham.
In addition to his prowess as a guitarist, this track also showcases his considerable ability as a vocalist. On "Homeward Strut," Savannah Woman - Tommy Bolin - The Definitive Teaser Collectors Edition first of two instrumentals here, Bolin 's guitar takes center stage, centering on funky jazz-rock fusion. Both his rhythm playing and his lead work single-string and slide are paint peelers. Bolin was always equally adept at subtleties, as the ballads Instinct - Victory - Instinct and the Latin-tinged "Savannah Woman" with percussion from Phil Collins attest.
That said, the album might have been better served had they not been sequenced back to back. The latter features Bolin showcasing the influence of Wes Montgomery 's late style, as well giving a passing nod to Peter Greenyet with utterly original phrasing. The title track returns the '70s boogie back to prominence, with its easy stroll countered by tasty fills and playful, sexy signing. Saxophonist David Sanborn and keyboardist Jan Hammer also play key roles in this standout.
Those three also go head to head with Bolin on the scorching jazz-rock instrumental "Marching Powder," which Savannah Woman - Tommy Bolin - The Definitive Teaser Collectors Edition includes drummer Narada Michael Walden. The other instrumental here, "Homeward Strut," focuses on the harder-edged funky side of jazz-rock fusion.
The set closes with two power ballads central to Bolin 's legend, "Wild Dogs" and "Lotus. In and-a-half minutes, Teaser is as near a rock classic as exists.
Jazz Latin New Age. Aggressive Bittersweet Druggy. Energetic Happy Hypnotic. Romantic Sad Sentimental. Sexy Trippy All Moods. Drinking Hanging Out In Love. Introspection Late Night Partying. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Features Interviews Lists. Streams Videos All Posts. Main Album Teaser Release Date September 4, Label Records. Release Info Studio Recording.
Track Listing - Disc 1. The Grind. Tommy Bolin. Homeward Strut. Jeff Cook. Savannah Woman. People, People. Marching Powder. Wild Dogs. Track Listing - Disc 2.
Crazed Fandango. Smooth Fandango. I Am God - Various - Rudi Rat Vol. 6 Sky [Lotus]. Track Listing - Disc 3. Flying Fingers. Track Listing - Disc 4. People People. Sugar Shack. Track Listing - Disc 5. Marching Bag. Homeward Strut Tommy Bolin. Dreamer Jeff Cook. People, People Tommy Bolin. Marching Powder Tommy Bolin. Crazed Fandango Tommy Bolin. Smooth Fandango Tommy Bolin.
Oriental Sky [Lotus] Tommy Bolin. Flying Fingers Tommy Bolin. Cookoo Tommy Bolin. Chameleon Tommy Bolin. Tommy Bolin feat: Peter Frampton. Tommy Bolin feat: Warren Haynes. Tommy Bolin feat: John Scofield. Tommy Bolin feat: Derek Trucks. People People Tommy Bolin. Tommy Bolin feat: Brad Whitford. Tommy Bolin feat: Steve Lukather. Tommy Bolin feat: Steve Morse. Marching Bag Tommy Bolin.
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