"Perfect Partners" Luther Hughes and Cahoots


"Perfect Partners" Luther Hughes and Cahoots


Re-released November 2012

Originally released in 1991, it had received excellent reviews from The LA Times, LA Jazz, Jazz Album, Frankie Nemko of Jazz Times,  Produced by Hughes and Peter Woodford of the TONIGHT SHOW BAND, Hughes is joined by David Benoit, Jackie Kelso, Andy Martin and Mike Higgins. The album was showcased on both NAC and CJ stations Luther has played bass with some of the biggest names in jazz in a career spanning over 30 years. He has performed or recorded with jazz legends such as Gene Harris, Mundell Lowe, Joe Henderson, Carmen MacRae, Willie Bobo, Horace Silver, Harold Land, Don Ellis, Joe Pass, Louis Bellson, Hampton Hawes and many more.  He as performed at the Playboy Jazz Festival, North Sea Jazz Fest, Monterey Jazz Fest, Concord Jazz Fest, Montreux Switzerland Jazz Fest, Umbria Italy Jazz Fest, Concord/Fujitsu Jazz Fest in Japan, Sacramento Jazz Fest, to name a few.  Having recorded and performed on stage, and for film and television scores, Luther has appeared as a band member on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and Boston Legal.  He currently leads The Cannonball-Coltrane Project, as well as Luther Hughes & Friends: Remembering The Nat King Cole Trio, and H.E.R.K.. As a record producer and music publisher, Luther heads up Primrose Lane Music, which he founded in 2004.  Hughes also was a local popular radio personality on KLON, with his show: Lunch with Luther.


1. Perfect Partners 4:29

2. A Conversation on The St. Charles Line 3:36

3. Kickin' Back 4:56

4. Joy Ride 4:55

5. In A Round About Way 5:47

6. El Matador 5:28

7. Montegut 5:25

8. Scarlet Woman 3:48

9. I'm Outta Here 4:15

10. Beck's Song 4:56

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