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Jr. Walker: 'Everybody's Just Ready For Me To Blow.'

Colman Andrews, Phonograph Record, October 1976

JR. WALKER is the man who, it might be said, invented disco-jazz. Ten years ago or more, he was creating a kind of music Ramsey Lewis, Freddie Hubbard, Donald Byrd, et al., are playing today — music based on a relentlessly strong, repetitious rhythmic base, gilded with bright lines of jazz-influenced melody and melodic improvisation.

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