Sam Levine - Sweet Affirmation

Sunday 1st October 1995
Sam Levine - Sweet Affirmation
Sam Levine - Sweet Affirmation

RATING 7 7 7 7 7 7 7
LABEL: Brentwood 6155112

Reviewed by Tony Cummings

The back sleeve blurb runs, "An eclectic blend of praise tunes and spirituals featuring a smooth, sophisticated combination of saxophone and rhythm", which sums it up pretty well really. From 70's saxmen like Grover Washington to today's Kenny G, there has been a large audience for this style of R&B and pop tinged jazz and the Christianised equivalent is quite acceptable thanks to Sam being a fluid, confident soloist whether soaring on the soprano, (the opener "Holy Ground") or honking new life on tenor into "Awesome God".

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