Archive for August 11th, 2017

Urra – Straight to the Chase

Straight to the Chase is bassist Frank “Urra” Johnson‘s debut album and it is packed with a rich selection of soulful jazz and funky grooves featuring the smooth guitar and keyboard work of Lowell Hopper.

In the vein of Wayman Tisdale, John Dillard, and Julian Vaughn, Urra is an accomplished bassist. If this is any indication, he should fare quite well. His smooth and funky bass is also adventurous suggesting such influences as Marcus Miller and Stanley Clarke but definitely making his own voice heard. Urra is funky and sensual and just plain fun and we look forward to hearing more from him.

Get the album at CDBaby.