Downbeat reviews Soul Side of Town

No signs of rust surface on Soul Side Of Town, Tower Of Power’s first album in eight years.

A shiny mix of taut instrumentals, soaring, medium-tempo ballads and tunes suggesting actual locales and characters, this 50th-anniversary recording affirms the trademarks of the meticulous 10-piece ensemble: a razor-sharp horn section of distinctive saxophone drama, versatile lead vocalists, song titles demanding the listener join in the fun and just enough variety to avoid predictability. CONTINUE READING...

Diane Ricci