Love Is the Voice of Carle Wooley & the Groove Mas
- Artist: Carle Wooley
- Format: CD
- Release Date:5/22/2001
Group formed in 1978, when three of it's members decided to settle in Chicago and join forces with the leader of the Groove Masters, trumpeter/vocalist Carle Wooley to form one of the most exciting groups to come this way in a long time..Prior to forming the Groove Masters, trumpeter Carle Wooley worked with the late jazz saxophonist Eddie Harris, pianists Herbie Hancock and Bobby Enriquez,drummers Jack DeJohnette, Geryick King,and Steve McCall,vocalists Natalie Cole,Betty Everett,Arthur Prysock and Freddie Cole plus many other talented musicians to come out of and through the Chicago area..The personnel on the CD 'Love Is' include Fred Rakestraw,piano..Jim Cammack,bass..Phil Thomas,drums..Curtis Robinson,guitar..Tom Tom 2084,synthesizer..Bernard Scavella,alto saxophone..Essex Rayner,tenor saxophone..Thressa Davis,background vocalist..Eddie Johnson,special guest soloist,tenor saxophone..Carle Wooley,vocalist/trumpet/flugel horn/background vocalist...The arrangements of the selections are by Tom Tom 2084 (formally Tom Tom 84) who did many of the hit arrangements for The Jacksons, Earth, Wind And Fire,Phil Collins, Ramsey Lewis and many other top flight artists..All of the supporting musicians on this project have appeared in solo venures on major stages around the world..So..treat yourself to an evening of great music by a fine group of talented musicians..You won't be disappointed.