Milton Frazier

b. March 29th, 1939 in Vance (Alabama)

THE MIGHTY FLOOD

Music Maker

December 2005

Il ne faut pas le confondre avec Ralph Willis qui a parfois utilisé le pseudonyme d'Alabama Slim. Originaire de l'Alabama, Milton Frazier s'installe à La Nouvelle Orléans en 1965. Depuis cette date, il est un bluesman actif sur les scènes de la ville parfois en compagnie de son ami Little Freddie King. Grâce à la fondation Music Maker de Tim Duffy, les deux hommes sont associés pour graver ce magnifique album de blues terrien et profond. Les deux artistes sont parfaitement en phase et se complètent remarquablement, parfois assistés par la délicate batterie d'Ardie Dean (également co-producteur) : "The mighty flood", "Crack alley", "Way down in the bottom", "Mr Charlie".

He should not be confused with Ralph Willis who has sometimes used the pseudonym of Alabama Slim. A native of Alabama, Milton Frazier moved to New Orleans in 1965. Since then, he is an active bluesman on the city stages sometimes in the company of his friend Little Freddie King. With the Music Maker Foundation of Tim Duffy, the two men joined forces to cut this magnificent album of deep down-home blues. Both artists are perfectly in tune and complement themselves remarkably, sometimes assisted by the delicate drumming of Ardie Dean (also co-producer) : "The mighty flood", "Crack alley", "Way down in the bottom", "Mr Charlie".

BLUE AND LONESOME

Music Maker

2006 - 2007

MUSIC MAKER REVUE : LIVE IN EUROPE

Music Maker

July - November 2010

Pour cette tournée européenne, la fondation Music Maker a réuni quelques uns de ses artistes sur scène : Pura Fe, Eddie Tigner, Dr Burt, Albert White, Pat Cohen et Alabama Slim. Ce dernier propose son blues dépouillé inspiré de John Lee Hooker, tour à tour irrésistible ("Old folks boogie", "Trouble no more") et profond ("Blue and lonesome"). Une superbe prestation.

For this European tour, the Music Maker Foundation brought together some of his artists on stage : Pura Fe, Eddie Tigner, Dr Burt, Albert White, Pat Cohen and Alabama Slim. The latter offers his stripped blues inspired by John Lee Hooker, sometimes irresistible ("Old folks boogie", "Trouble no more") and sometimes deep ("Blue and lonesome"). A superb performance.

MUSIC IS MY HOME : PROLOGUE (EP)

Jazz Village

MUSIC IS MY HOME : ACT 1

Jazz Village

2015

Il s'agit d'un projet musical du jazzman français Raphael Imbert enregistré en 2015 entre la France et la Louisiane. Les deux disques sont passionnants. Alabama Slim chante sur plusieurs morceaux remarquablement rendus : "Rock with me", "Baby please don't go", "The mighty flood", "Please don't leave me", "Sweat river blues". Une oeuvre à découvrir.

This is a musical project of french jazzman Raphael Imbert recorded in 2015 between France and Louisiana. Both discs are exciting. Alabama Slim sings on several tracks remarkably rendered : "Rock with me", "Baby please don't go", "The mighty flood", "Please don't leave me", "Sweat river blues". A work to discover.