Amazon.com Widgets
Track

Elmo Hope

Primary Instrument: Piano

Born: June 27, 1923 | Died: March 19, 1967    

Elmo Hope

This profile was inspired by an exceptional article here on All About Jazz by Derek Taylor called “St. Elmo’s Fire” where he focuses and expands on Elmo Hope’s music and recordings.

St. Elmo Sylvester Hope was born in New York on June 27, 1923, began piano studies by age seven and went on to win prizes for his piano recitals. He was a childhood friend of Bud Powell, and Thelonious Monk and they would play piano for each other. He continued to play and improve and upon his return from the army in 1943, he dedicated his life to jazz piano, paying his dues in small clubs in the Bronx, Greenwich Village, and Coney Island.

...
read more

  • Trio And Quintet

    Riverside Records
    1991
    BUY
  • Last Sessions

    Riverside Records
    1977
    BUY
  • The All-Star Sessions

    Riverside Records
    1976
    BUY
  • The Elmo Hope Memorial Album

    Riverside Records
    1972
    BUY
  • Hope-Full: Solo Piano By Elmo Hope

    Riverside Records
    1961
    BUY
  • Homecoming!

    Riverside Records
    1961
    BUY
  • With Frank Butler And Jimmy Bond

    Riverside Records
    1959
    BUY

This information is provided by discogs.com or the profile administrator.

Submit Take Five Answers. We'll publish your Take Five questions and answers as an article, feature it on the home page and link to it from your musician profile.

comments powered by Disqus
Rank: 1,371 Views: 10,072 Fans: 3
Featured recording “Sounds from Riikers Island”

Sounds from Riikers Island
Audio Fidelity (1963)

Weekly Giveaways

Roscoe Mitchell

Roscoe Mitchell

About | Enter

Peter Lerner

Peter Lerner

About | Enter

Jamie Saft

Jamie Saft

About | Enter

Sun Trio

Sun Trio

About | Enter

An innovative and rich resource For Jazz Musicians

The All About Jazz musician database grows daily
with the help of musicians, supportive professionals and advocates.

Musician? Plug in and promote yourself today.

Learn how
NULL int(0)