On the Cool Side is a smooth jazz album by keyboardist and jazz vocalist Ben Sidran. Released in 1985, it was Sidran's fourteenth studio album. On the Cool Side was one of Sidran's first commercially successful solo releases, receiving significant airtime on contemporary jazz stations at the time. It was also his first album to use electronic instruments, including drum machines and a Yamaha DX7 synthesiser "to capture the spirit of the times".
album Ben There, Done That: Ben Sidran Live Around The World (1975-2015). video The Funkasaurus. video Ben on Freethought Now. gig SPRING-SUMMER GIGS 2019. Albums Productions Gigs Photos Videos Conversations Writings. My first step into the world of digital instruments, I used the latest gear at the time (Lynn drum machine, Yamaha DX7, et. to capture the spirit of the times, and it did: the sound of this recording is forever locked in the 1980s. Some of the songs, on the other hand, like "Mitsubishi Boy", have had many reincarnations.
On the Cool Side was one of his more commercially viable solo releases, finding an audience in the small coterie of contemporary jazz stations in the mid-'80s. The title track is a classic of the genre, an upbeat, joyous affirmation of life, featuring a backing vocal from old pal Steve Miller. Sidran's take on "Lover Man" adds a whole new funky dimension to that oft-recorded warhorse, as do his versions of "Heat Wave" and "Up a Lazy River," the latter featuring Dr. John on second vocal.
Ben Sidran's musical persona has always been one of cool-cat hipster, talk-singing his songs in a style reminiscent of his mentor, Mose Allison. On the Cool Side was one of his more commercially viable solo releases, finding an audience in the small coterie of contemporary jazz stations in the mid-'80s.
On The Cool Side is a funk jazz music album recording by BEN SIDRAN released in 1985 on CD, LP/Vinyl and/or cassette. On the Cool Side Bean Bag 1996. 3h. JAZZ VOCAL LP: BEN SIDRAN on MAGENTA On The Cool Side w/ DR JOHN, STEVE MILLER. Ben Sidran cd On The Cool Side MINT. Ben sidran lp on the cool side 1985 magenta MA-0204 1ST press monarch sheffield.
Album: A Good Travel Agent, 1992. Has been played on. Indonesia 1. KLCBS.
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Magenta Item No: 425119. Vinyl LP 1985, US – Original Used Vinyl (Vinyl: VG+, Cover: VG+). Titel: On The Cool Side.