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New Release!!

"Purdie Good Cookin'"

Here is a shortened version of the review in The Oregonian by John Foyston:

"Bernard Purdie calls out.... One, uh, two... you know what to do... Man do they ever. On the new CD "Purdie Good Cookin' a crew of Portland's finest musicians joins the legendary drummer on a recorded live album that serves as a primer about the importance of chemistry and musicianship."


Thara Memory, Trumpet - Renato Caranto, Sax - Louis Pain, Hammond B3, Jay Koder, Guitar - Linda Hornbuckle, Vocals, and from NJ, Rob Paparozzi, Harmonica/Vocals - Bernard "Pretty" Purdie, Drums/Vocals.


Download free mp3 sample here

$15.00, plus $2.95 shipping and handling

King of the Beat

"Pretty" Buy

Features all of Bernard "Pretty " Purdies styles: Latin to Country, Jazz to Funk, R&B to Pop.  It's all there.  With guest stars:

  • Jorge Dalto

  • Galt McDermott

  • Richard Tee

  • Roy Ayers

  • Fredt Hubbard

  • Grover Washington

  • Dizzy Gillespie

  • Eric Gale

  • George Naha

  • And more!

$15.00, plus $2.95 shipping and handling


Bernard Purdie and The Hudson River Rats

"Get It While You Can" 

Tracks include:

  • You Better Watch Yourself
  • Don't Knock It
  • Astronaut Lover
  • Get It While You Can
  • Mickey Mouse
  • Ain't Nobody Home
  • Until You Come Back to Me
  • Drowning on Dry Land
  • Down Along the Cove
  • Back To Louisiana

$15.00, plus $2.95 shipping and handling

  Bernard "Pretty" Purdie Featured CDs
(click on cover for sample - you will need RealPlayer)

"Pretty" Buy


Forevermore - $15.00 + $2.95 S & H
(with Jesse Yawn DOWN HOME BLUES)


"Pretty" Buy


Kick -n'-Jazz - $100.00 + 2.95 S & H
(with Levon Ichkhanian- guitar)
Interactive sampling CD ROM for Mac & PC

More info here!

...And check out Rogues on the Run, a hot original band from New Jersey.  "Pretty" Purdie plays with them live and is featured on a cut from the CD.  Website is here.


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