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Andrew Hill: Compulsion!!!!!

Read "Compulsion!!!!!" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Finalmente la Blue Note si è decisa pubblicare questo album, tra i più visionari di Hill e del jazz degli anni ’60. Sembra incredibile, ma ci ha messo quarant’ anni la prestigiosa label discografica a tirar fuori dai suoi archivi questo capolavoro, su cui è gravato sin d’ora un silenzio inspiegabile. Importanti e tutti degni di nota sono ...

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Andrew Hill: Compulsion!!!!!

Read "Compulsion!!!!!" reviewed by AAJ Staff

The news of Andrew Hill's passing Apr. 20, 2007 at age 75 has shaken the jazz world to the core, bringing many to pause and reflect, then head straight for the pianist's extensive now-available discography. Blue Note Records documented his every step from 1963-70 with over a dozen recordings and, with his most recent return to ...

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Andrew Hill: Compulsion!!!!!

Read "Compulsion!!!!!" reviewed by Norman Weinstein

The five exclamation marks following the word Compulsion are completely appropriate for a title. Of all the distinguished albums of Andrew Hill's career as a pianist/composer, this is arguably the most passionately executed. The monumentality of this recording can best be realized by looking at its recording date of 1965. Coltrane was leaving his classic quartet ...