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Les Chats Bleus by Linda Dachtyl

From the album

Album Title: For Hep Cats
Label: Summit/Chicken Coup
Released: 2008


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About the Album

Personnel: Linda Dachtyl-Hammond Organ; Robert Kraut-Guitar; Jim Rupp-Drums. Composer: Linda Dauwalder-Dachtyl (ASCAP)

From the liner notes: "Les Chats Bleus is an up-tempo piece that brought Lou Bennett to my mind. It has a wonderful bridge that rolled around in my mind long after I first heard it. This one gives us perspective on LDs approach to a variety of music styles and demonstrates her control and awareness of where the music has gone and where it is going. Its the wholeness of her music that is both refreshing and impressive." --Pete Fallico

Recorded at Columbus Sound Studios. Produced by Tony Monaco. Engineered by Tony Monaco and Bill Heingartner. Dedicated to my two Russian Blue cats, Max and Misha.

Track Listing

Trouble; One Mint Julep; Do I Move You?; Tone Wheel Grease; Little Red Rooster; Turn Blue; Les Chats Bleus; Still I Fell for You; Straight, No Chaser; Frame for the Blues.


Linda Dachtyl
Linda Dachtyl

organ, Hammond B3

Additional Personnel

Linda Dachtyl: Hammond B3, percussion; Robert Kraut: guitar; Gene Walker: tenor saxophone; Jim Rupp: drums; Cary Dachtyl: drums; Jazzmary: vocals; Larry Smith: vocals; Lady Nikki Scott: vocals.


Date featured

May 4, 2008

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