Essence with Papa John Defrancesco
Rick Wurzbacher One of the most exhilarting guitarists to make his enterance into the 'Big Leagues' in 2002. Primarily influenced by his good friend, mentor, and guitar virtuoso Pat Martino, as well as the late Stevie Ray Vaughn, Rick puts it right in the pocket. His playing genuinely demostrates 'The Essence' of his soul. After playing and recording with Joey DeFrancesco, Rick's next logical step was to record a studio album with.... 'PAPA' JOHN DEFRANCESCO Legendary Jazz Organist, 'Papa' John DeFrancesco is truly on one of the worlds greatest Hammond B-3 Organ players of all time. This incredible musician has been driving jazz, blues, and bebop for more than 40 years with his heart-pounding bass lines, rhythmic dexterity and breath taking solos. You can feel his deep groove from begining to end as 'Papa' creates an enormous sound with his own drummer.... GLENN FERRACONE Serious Rhythm, versatility, and creativity best describe this awesome percussionist. Glenn wears many hats including performer, teacher, clinician, and recordist. His awesome performace on this record clearly shows his high level of excellence in his craft. From swing to blues to driving jazz, you will enjoy Glenn's signature sound all the way through, as he emphasizes his great collective effort of this album.