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Rakin' and Scrapin'
Studio album by Harold Mabern
Released 1969
Recorded December 23, 1968
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
Genre Jazz
Label Prestige
PR 7624
Producer Bob Porter
Harold Mabern chronology
A Few Miles from Memphis
(1968)
Rakin' and Scapin'
(1968)
Workin' & Wailin'
(1969)

Rakin' and Scrapin' is the second album led by pianist Harold Mabern which was recorded in 1968 and released on the Prestige label.[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

Allmusic awarded the album 4 stars stating "the music is essentially boppish, with some ballads and blues included. Nothing too substantial occurs, but it is a good modern mainstream effort for the era".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Harold Mabern except as indicated

  1. "Rakin' and Scrapin'" - 7:35
  2. "Such Is Life 8:13
  3. "Aon" - 9:03
  4. "I Heard It Through the Grapevine" (Barrett Strong, Norman Whitfield) - 3:20
  5. "Valerie" - 5:00

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Prestige Records discography accessed April 10, 2013
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic listing accessed April 10, 2013

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6 news items

Audiophile Audition

Audiophile Audition
Fri, 08 Aug 2014 13:15:00 -0700

While Mabern is not considered a jazz composer of note, he does contribute three tunes to this album, the first of those is the opening track “Rakin' And Scrapin'”. It has a solid soul groove with Mabern dealing himself a rock-steady hand, while Weeds ...

Ottawa Citizen

Ottawa Citizen
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 06:20:01 -0700

“It was an absolute joy making music with those guys,” Vancouver tenor saxophonist Steve Kaldestad writes in his liner notes to his latest CD Straight Up. But you knew that already, if you let the laser read just a few seconds of the music on the disc ...
 
Straight.com
Wed, 25 Jun 2014 10:15:00 -0700

Weeds, pianist Harold Mabern, bassist John Webber, and drummer Joe Farnsworth set the pace with the introductory “Rakin' and Scrapin' ”, a strutting, bluesy workout with one of the best tenor solos Weeds has ever committed to wax—or, in this case, ...

Memphis Flyer

Memphis Flyer
Thu, 21 Nov 2013 02:01:16 -0800

Coleman and Mabern made three albums together with Mabern leading: A Few Miles From Memphis, Rakin' and Scrapin', and Workin' and Wailin'. They are out of print except for a compilation that includes Wailin' and Greasy Kid Stuff!, Mabern's follow-up ...
 
San Jose Mercury News
Mon, 05 Aug 2013 14:00:00 -0700

On his boogaloo number "Rakin' and Scrapin'," Mabern barely soloed; instead, he played a different song over the chord changes: Steely Dan's "Do It Again," for a full chorus. Later, in the concert's second half, he trotted out the theme song to "The ...
 
thebahamasweekly.com
Thu, 21 Jul 2011 14:18:25 -0700

The night promises to be one you most certainly don't want to miss and one that will have you jumping and dancing and rakin' and scrapin'. Other features include: Jazz in the Park, Sands Beer Fest and so much more. Forget all the rest and experience ...
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