'Jackpot!' combines soulful original tunes, inspired playing and singing, and the trademark exuberance that's made him the world's best-loved zydeco artist, and has earned Buckwheat Zydeco the sobriquet "the world's greatest party band." There's plenty of Buckwheat's signature accordion, and for the first time ever Buck specifically features his soulful mastery of the horizontal keyboard on a three-song Hammond B3 'Encore featuring Organic Buckwheat'. Tomorrow. 2005.
A master accordionist, but his first love is the Hammond B-3, which he displays to great effect on "Jackpot!" -- The New Yorker 5/25/05
Buck has never sounded better than he does on Jackpot! Buck has tapped into the passionate party vibe. -- Jambase.com 6/7/05
Buck has never sounded betterFrom beginning to end, Buck throws it down, delivering the ultimate nonstop party ride. -- Offbeat Magazine June 2005
Everybody's a winner as Buckwheat Zydeco hits the "Jackpot!" (A) bouncy blast of good-time shuffles and boogie-woogie tunes. B+ -- Philadelphia Daily News/Knight Ridder 6/7/05
The band's back on track with their first studio album in eight years. Rejuvenated, they let the good times roll. -- Providence Journal 6/2/05