2009. Harvey Mandel and the Snake Crew LIVE.
Recorded at Biscuits & Blues, San Francisco, California.
Harvey has been one of my favorite guitar players since I first heard his “Cristo Redentor” album in 1969.
Harvey Mandel guitar.
I played piano.
Mick Martin Vocals & Harp.
Billy Johnson Drums.
Steve Evans Bass.
Jose Najara Congas, Percussion.
Michael Borbridge Percussion.
Joli Valenti Vocals.
I loved playing on this album…there are some bits and pieces from the show on YouTube.
I did a later show at the same club with Harvey and his bass player couldn’t make it at the last minute…so I played bass with no keyboard player that night. I had a great timel (I’ve played bass since 1964) so we did it again with Ronnie Montrose as a special guest. I’ve played with Ronnie before also…I love his playing. — with Harvey Mandel.