Back in stock on Vinyl-LP only! Holy Grail soul jazz album by Freddy Cole (1931-2020) , singer, pianist, and Nat “King” Coles youngest brother, recorded 1976 in Atlanta. Privately pressed LP including his famous version of “Brother Where Are You” plus stunning jazz ballad performances of “Live For Life” and “Miss Otis Regrets” or rough blues tracks like “A Man Shouldnt Be Lonely” and “Waiter Ask The Man To Play The Blues”. 1:1 reissue of an extremely rare and highly sought after album, originally released on the small imprint “First Shot” from Georgia, remastered and with original first press cover artwork.
Freddy Cole "The Cole Nobody Knows" is available as digipack-CD & limited vinyl-LP / Holy Grail soul jazz album by Freddy Cole, singer, pianist, and Nat "King" Cole's youngest brother, recorded 1976 in Atlanta. Privately pressed LP including famous version of "Brother Where Are You" and nine more excellent rare groove tracks, most of them suitable for the jazz dance scene. Outstanding quartet takes throughout with stunning jazz ballad performances of "Live For Life" and "Miss Otis Regrets" or rough blues tracks like "A Man Shouldnt Be Lonely" and "Waiter Ask The Man To Play The Blues". First 1:1 reissue of an extremely rare and highly sought after vinyl LP on the small imprint "First Shot" from Georgia, remastered and with original first press cover art.
Sonorama is proud to release a legendary and sought after soul jazz LP that will send shivers down your spine. 77-year-old singer & pianist Freddy Cole, youngest brother of Nat "King" Cole and uncle of Natalie Cole, is a truly unique interpreter with an impressive career from 1952 until 2010. This very rare and privately pressed LP was recorded back in 1976 and finally gets its first remastered 1:1 reissue with original cover artwork (First Shot label), including such greats as "Wild Is Love", "Brother Where Are You" and "Live For Life". The original press album is highly sought after all over the world and fetches ridiculous prices at auctions. Even another LP release of the same set of recordings with different cover art, pressed 1977 on the Audiophile label, is nearly impossible to find today. "Freddy Cole has had a great career, wether or not youve ever heard of him" (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 2006) and he is still going strong: His quartet is currently touring the U.S., Switzerland, Germany or Lebanon and will come back to Europe for more shows in May 2010. Check "freddycole.com" to find out about the man who "just might be the most attractively understated jazz singer currently at work" (The Chicago Sunday Times 2000).