Personnel: Albert Collins (vocals, guitar); Jo Smith (saxophone); Bobby Alexis (keyboards).
Liner Note Author: Michael Heatley.
Recording information: Montreux Casino Jazz Festival (07/10/1992).
The Iceman is in remarkable form on this 1992 live date, offering proof positive that his smoldering Texas-style electric blues is ageless. With a set list that spans from his early hit "Frosty" to tracks from his 1991 release, ICEMAN, Albert Collins's stinging technique makes his Telecaster sing out over his no-holds-barred full electric band. A deeply satisfying blues excursion, LIVE AT MONTREAUX was recorded merely a year before Collins's death from cancer, making it a fitting tribute as well as a fine concert recording.
Down Beat (p.73) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "[Collins] wins over the crowd with an hour-long, seven-song set that includes the two-timing blues 'Too Many Dirty Dishes' and his old standby 'Frosty.'"
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