Jazz Articles about Paul Hanmer
Paul Hanmer: Naivasha
by Trevor MacLaren
Elegant tones from the piano of South Africa's Paul Hanmer make this fusion of smooth sounds an interesting disc. The pianist brings together a rather large assembly of jazz talent on Naivasha, rounding out his sound in several different contexts. Combining various percussion and horns, Hanmer and crew dissect and twist jazz's softer side.
Opening with a beautiful ballad of African percussion and smooth rhythms, Hanmer displays some tight chops from himself as well as horn players McCoy Mrubata and ...read more