Pee Wee Ellis Funk Assembly review: Jazz zigzagged over ice cold funk
Some performers turn up, others make an entrance. Pee Wee Ellis – Alfred, though not since he was eight-years-old – raised no eyebrows by taking the stage to a band already digging firmly into the pocket, greeting the audience packed into Ronnie Scott’s with open arms, smiling broadly, waving his sax, nodding at the cheers. It was the same way BB King used to come on; yes, the master is here and yes, it’s going to be a good one. At 76, he’s the grand old man of gettin’ on the good foot.
Read the full article by David Ellis here or/and enjoy these video clips of The Pee Wee Ellis Funk Assembly playing CHICKEN SOUP and Cannonball Adderley’s STICKS.