A guitar aristocrat, Jim Hall formed inspired partnerships with the likes of Art Farmer, Bill Evans and Sonny Rollins, as well as leading his own acclaimed bands. Geoffrey Smith surveys a distinguished jazz career.
The Train and the River
Avid AMSC 948. D2
Performers: Jimmy Giuffre, bs, ts, c; Ralph Pena, b; Jim Hall, g.
You Do Something to Me
Bluebird ND90633 (1)
Performers: Sonny Rollins, ts; Jim Hall, g; Bob Cranshaw, b; Ben Riley, d.
My Funny Valentine
Bill Evans / Jim Hall
R. Rogers / L. Hart
Blue Note 7243 5 38228 2 8
Performers: Bill Evans, p; Jim Hall, g.
Concord Jazz CCD221312 (2); D2
Performers: Jim Hall, g; Gil Goldstein, p; Steve La Spina, b; Terry Clarke, d.
Jim Hall and Ron Carter
Milestone OJC20 467-2
Performers: Jim Hall, g; Ron Carter, b.
Here Comes Jane
Telarc CD 83408
Performers: Jim Hall, g; Geoff Keezer, p; Scott Colley, b; Terry Clarke, d.
Concierto de Aranjuez
CBS ZK40807 (1)
Performers: Jim Hall, g; Paul Desmond, as; Chet Baker, t; Roland Hanna, p; Steve Gadd, d.