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Jon Cleary: Pin Your Spin

New Orleans-based pianist and vocalist Jon Cleary and his band show us the different colors funk comes in on Pin Your Spin. While there’s plenty of funky stuff on the disc-as on the title track, where a deep growling bass pattern prowls beneath the melody; “Funky Munky Biznis” is an infectious jam; and “Got to Be More Careful” recalls classic ’70s hard R&B-this album covers a lot more stylistic ground.

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