Toronzo Cannon – John The Conquer Root
Delmark DE 831 (2013)
Reviews of Toronozo’s first Delmark CD were overwhelmingly glowing. “With consistently powerful performances from Cannon, a batch of compelling original songs, and the exemplary band work, Leaving Mood (Delmark 817) is a must-hear CD that should rank among the year’s best.” –Living Blues “Southside Chicago native Toronzo Cannon is a genuine triple threat artist (guitarist / singer / songwriter) as he amply demonstrates on Leaving Mood.” –Blues Revue
John The Conquer Root features eleven new original compositions ranging from straight ahead blues to funky soul to the psychedelic rocked out title track. Guitarist Lawrence Gladney and bassist Larry Williams return but this time around drummer Brian “BJ” Jones keeps the booty grooves shakin’. Awesome!