Hampton Hawes Trio in France 1974 (Complete Concert)

TV concert in France recorded in 1974. Hampton Hawes – piano Henry Franklin – bass Mike Carvin – drums WHEN I lived in New York during the early 1960s, John F. Kennedy was a hero among the downtown art crowd — not because of any legislative or foreign policy achievement, but because he pardoned the jazz pianist Hampton Hawes. Hawes was a bebop pianist with … Continue reading Hampton Hawes Trio in France 1974 (Complete Concert)

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Charlie Haden & Pat Metheny – Beyond The Missouri Sky

FIRST RELEASED IN 1997 BY VERVE ON CD – NOW OUT ON VINYL This subtle, sublime collaboration finds bassist Charlie Haden and guitarist Pat Metheny crafting bejeweled chamber duets that transcend genre. With their shared Missouri lineage as a thematic touchstone, Haden and Metheny forge a lyrical, mostly acoustic style at once intimate and expansive. Both pare their playing to a Zen-like economy, focusing on … Continue reading Charlie Haden & Pat Metheny – Beyond The Missouri Sky