Moothie, harmonica, mouth harp … call it what you will, but Jimmy Little is truly a master of his instrument and - dare I say it – a natural successor to the late, great Will Atkinson.
The tasteful simplicity of this album is delightful. Jimmy’s naturally cheerful and up-beat personality shines through in every track. The arrangements are tasteful and not over-elaborate, the playing is accurate and controlled, and the tempo of every track is precise and unhurried. The marches in particular are performed with an irresistible lift and would surely entice even the most reluctant of dancers onto the floor!
The sound quality of this recording is truly excellent and the balance just right. Jimmy’s “moothie” leads but doesn’t dominate. From beginning to end, this album is an enchanting tapestry of tunes well-played by all concerned, and is testament to the planning and hard work which has obviously gone into its production. I hope Jimmy is pleased with it. He should be chuffed indeed!
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