Hampton Hawes – Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams (1958)

Recorded March 17, 1958 at Contemporary Studio in Los Angeles. A young Scott LaFaro in the land of giants. Great solos by Land and Hawes and Scotty gets 8 bars. Personnel: Hampton Hawes (p) Harold Land (ts) Scott LaFaro (b) Frank Butler (dm) Continue reading Hampton Hawes – Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams (1958)

Duke Jordan – Flight to Denmark (1973)

Flight to Denmark is an album led pianist Duke Jordan recorded in 1973 and released on the Danish SteepleChase label. In his review for AllMusic, Michael G. Nastos said ” This is Duke Jordan at his most magnificent, with the ever-able Vinding and expert Thigpen playing their professional roles perfectly, producing perhaps the second best effort (next to Flight to Jordan from 13 years hence) … Continue reading Duke Jordan – Flight to Denmark (1973)