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Andrew Hill

Born: June 30, 1937 | Died: April 20, 2007    Primary Instrument: Piano

Andrew Hill

Over nearly half a century, composer-pianist-ensemble leader Andrew Hill gained international jazz renown for his uniquely original music and recorded ouevre, which is by turns dark, fragile, funny, stark, unforgettably tuneful, percussive, insightful, oblique, transparent and mysterious. With the release of Dusk (Palmetto Records), his first album in ten years, Hill reaches another peak, equaling high points of composition and collaboration he achieved in the 1960s with such innovators as Eric Dolphy, Kenny Dorham, John Gilmore, Roy Haynes, Joe Henderson, Bobby Hutcherson, Elvin Jones, Sam Rivers, Tony Williams and Reggie Workman, most often commissioned by Blue Note Records....
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Source: Howard Mandel

Date: Title/Artist Info:
6/6/2006 Andrew Hill Pax Connoisseur Reissue Blue Note CD 58297: Joe Chambers, drums; Richard Davis, bass; Joe Henderson, tenor sax, Freddie Hubbard, trumpet; Andrew Hill, piano. Recorded in early 1965 and originally released as part of a double LP in 1975 and later in the Mosiac boxset.
2/4/2006 Andrew Hill Time Lines Blue Note CD Andrew Hill: piano; Charles Tolliver: trumpet; Greg Tardy: tenor saxophone, clarinet, bass clarinet; John Herbert: bass; Eric McPherson: drums. 8 new compositions.
10/4/2005 Andrew Hill Nefertiti Test of Time Records: February 26, 1975
7/12/2005 Andrew Hill Blue Black Test of Time Records: CD reissue from January 25, 1976, Recorded on January 25, 1976 at The Vanguard Studios in New York, with Richard Davis on bass and Roger Blank on drums. Engineered and produced by David Baker.
10/4/2004 Andrew Hill ANDREW! (Reissue) Blue Note CD ...1964 quintet session features John Gilmore, Bobby Hutcherson, Richard Davis and Joe Chambers.
10/5/2004 Andrew Hill Dance with Death (Reissue) Blue Note CD ...1968 quintet session of inventive post hard bop with Joe Farrell, Charles Tolliver, Victor Sproles and Billy Higgins...
2003 Andrew Hill JAZZPAR Octet + 1 The Day the World Stood Still (Reissue) JAZZPAR, Various live recordings in Denmark and Sweden in 2003. more info »
10/7/2003 Andrew Hill Passing Ships (Reissue) Blue Note CD This amazing 1969 nonet session, released here for the first time, features spectacular writing by Hill that presages his current big band...
8/01/2002 Andrew Hill Big Band A Beautiful Day Palmetto CD 2085
Recorded live at birdland in NYC.
2/13/2001 Andrew Hill Lift Every Voice Blue Note- Limited Edition Reissue
It's one of the true few gems in the post-Alfred Lion Blue Note era.
2001 Andrew Hill Les Trinitaires Jazz Friends JFP CD-002 (fr) - Recorded live at the Trinitaires, Metz Feb 10 & 11 1998
5/16/2000 Andrew Hill Dusk Palmetto CD - Greg Tardy alto sax, Andrew Hill piano, Ron Horton bass, Billy Drummond drums, Marty Ehrlich - Read the liner notes by Howard Mandel
2/29/2000 Greg Osby Invisible Hand Blue Note CD 20134 - Greg Osby alto sax, Andrew Hill piano, Scott Colley bass, Terri Lyne Carrington drums, Gary Thomas t-sax/flute, Jim Hall guitar
2/15/2000 Andrew Hill Grass Roots Blue Note - Limited Edition, reissue
1994 Reggie Workman Summit Conference Postcards - Reggie Workman bass, Andrew Hill piano, Sam Rivers tenor/soprano sax/flute, Pheeroan akLaff drums
1992 Russell Baba Earth Prayer Ruba Music - Russell Baba as, Andrew Hill p, Dan Sholute b, Akbar Depriest d
7/1990 Andrew Hill But Not Farewell Blue Note CDP7949712 - Greg Osby as/ss, Robin Eubanks tb, Lonnie Plaxico b, Cecil Brooks III ds
1/1989 Andrew Hill Eternal Spirit Blue Note CDP 7 92051 2 - Bobby Hutcherson vib, Greg Osby as, Rufus Reid b, Ben Riley ds
2/1986 Andrew Hill Shades Soul Note 1113 - Clifford Jordan, Rufus Reid, Ben Riley
7/1986 Andrew Hill Verona Rag Soul Note 1110 - solo
6/1980 Andrew Hill Strange Seranade Soul Note SN 1013 - Alan Silva b, Freddy Waits perc
6/1980 Andrew Hill Faces of Hope Soul Note SN 1010
10/1978 Andrew Hill From California With Love Artists House AH9 - Andrew Hill p
1/1976 Andrew Hill - Nefertiti East Wind EW8032 Richard Davis b, Roger Blank ds
7/1975 Andrew Hill Live At Montreux Arista/Freedom AL1023 - Andrew Hill p
7/1975 Andrew Hill Divine Revelation Steeplechase SCS1044 - Jimmy Vass ss/as/fl, Chris White b, Leroy Williams ds
5/1975 Andrew Hill Homage East Wind EW8017 - Andrew Hill p
3/1975 Andrew Hill Blueback East Wind EW8029 - Jimmy Vass ss/as/fl, Chris White b, Leroy Williams ds
12/1974 Andrew Hill - Spiral Arista/Freedom AL1007 Lee Konitz ss/as/ts, Ted Curson tp, Cecil McBee b, Art Lewis ds, Robin Kenyatta as, Stafford James b, Barry Altshul ds. Listen to MP3s from the LP
10/1974 Andrew Hill Invitation Steeplechase SCS1026 - Chris White b, Art Lewis ds
5/1969 Andrew Hill Lift Every Voice Blue Note BST84330 - Woody Shaw tp, Carlos Garnett ts, Richard Davis b, Freddie Waits ds
11/1968 Andrew Hill - Dance With Death Blue Note Lt-1030 - Joe Farrell ts/ss, Charles Toliver tpt, Victor Sproles b, Billy Higgins d
8/1968 Andrew Hill Grass Roots Blue Note BST84303 - Lee Morgan tp, Booker Ervin ts, Ron Carter b, Freddie Watts ds
3/1966 Sam Rivers Involution Blue Note BN-LA453-H2 - Sam Rivers ts, Walter Booker b, J.C. Moses ds
10/1965 Andrew Hill Compulsion Blue Note BST84217 Freddie Hubbard tp, John Gilmore ts/bcl, Cecil McBee b, Joe Chambers d, Nedi Qamar perc, Renaud Simmons conga
4/1965 Bobby Hutcherson - Dialogue Blue Note BST84198 - Bobby Hutcherson vib/marimba, Freddie Hubbard tp, Sam Rivers fl/as/ts/bcl Richard Davis b, Joe Chambers ds
6/1964 Andrew Hill Andrew! Blue Note BST84203 - John Gilmore ts, Bobby Hutcherson vib, Richard Davis b, Joe Chambers ds
3/64 Andrew Hill Point of Departure Blue Note BST84167 - Kenny Dorham tp, Eric Dolphy as/fl/bcl, Joe Henderson ts, Richard Davis b, Anthony Williams ds
1/1964 Andrew Hill Judgement Blue Note BST84159 - Bobby Hutcherson vib, Richard Davis b, Elvin Jones ds
12/1963 Andrew Hill Smokestack Blue Note BST84160 Richard Davis b, Eddie Khan b, Roy Haynes ds
11/1963 Andrew Hill Black Fire Blue Note BST8415 - Joe Henderson ts, Richard Davis b, Roy Haynes ds. subterfuge.mp3
10/1963 Hank Mobley No Room For Squares Blue Note BST84149 Hank Mobley ts, Lee Morgan tp, John Ore b, Philly Joe Jones ds
9/1963 Joe Henderson Our Thing Blue Note BST84152 - Joe Henderson ts, Kenny Dorham tp, Eddie Khan b, Pete LaRoca ds
3/1963 Jimmy Woods -Conflict Contemporary S7612 - Jimmy Woods as, Carmel Jones tp, Harold Land ts, George Tucker b
9/1962 Walt Dickerson To My Queen New Jazz LP8283 - Walt Dickerson vib, George Tucker b, Andrew Cyrille ds
9/1962 Roland Kirk - Domino Mercury SR60748 - Roland Kirk ts/strich/manzello/fl, Veron Martin b, Henry Duncan ds
1961 Johnny Hartman/Andrew Hill - Trio 1961 Live (VGM 11)
1955 Andrew Hill So In Love With The Sound of Andrew Hill Warwick W2002 - Malachi Favors b, James Slaughter ds
11/1954 Dave Shipp Romping/Let's Live Vee Jay 145 - Dave Shipp b, Melvin Moore tp, Porter Kilbert as/ts, William Hobbs ds

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