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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.

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Sun 2 Dec 2018 00:00

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  • Jimmy Giuffre

    The Train and the River

    Composer: Giuffre Performers: Jimmy Giuffre, bs, ts, c; Ralph Pena, b; Jim Hall, g. December 1956

    • Four Classic Albums.
    • Avid.
    • AMSC 948. D2, Tr. 9.
  • Sonny Rollins

    You Do Something to Me

    Composer: Porter Performers: Sonny Rollins, ts; Jim Hall, g; Bob Cranshaw, b; Ben Riley, d. February 1962

    • The Bridge.
    • Bluebird.
    • ND90633 (1); Tr.6.
  • Bill Evans and Jim Hall

    My Funny Valentine

    Composer: R. Rogers / L. Hart Performers: Bill Evans, p; Jim Hall, g. May 1962

    • Undercurrent.
    • Blue Note.
    • 7243 5 38228 2 8. Tr. 1.
  • Jim Hall

    R.E.M. State

    Composer: G. Goldstein Performers: Jim Hall, g; Gil Goldstein, p; Steve La Spina, b; Terry Clarke, d. May 1989.

    • Storyteller.
    • Concord Jazz.
    • CCD221312 (2); D2, Tr. 5.
  • Jim Hall and Ron Carter

    St. Thomas

    Composer: Rollins Performers: Jim Hall, g; Ron Carter, b. August 1972

    • Alone Together.
    • Milestone.
    • OJC20 467-2. Tr. 1.
  • Jim Hall

    Here Comes Jane

    Composer: Hall Performers: Jim Hall, g; Geoff Keezer, p; Scott Colley, b; Terry Clarke, d. 1996.

    • Panorama: Live at the Village Vanguard.
    • Telarc.
    • CD 83408. Tr. 9.
  • Jim Hall

    Concierto de Aranjuez

    Composer: J. Rodrigo Performers: Jim Hall, g; Paul Desmond, as; Chet Baker, t; Roland Hanna, p; Steve Gadd, d. April 1975

    • Concierto.
    • CBS.
    • ZK40807 (1); Tr. 6.

Jim Hall

The Train and the River

Jimmy Giuffre  

Giuffre

Avid AMSC 948. D2

Performers: Jimmy Giuffre, bs, ts, c; Ralph Pena, b; Jim Hall, g.

You Do Something to Me

Sonny Rollins

 Porter

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.

R.E.M.  State

Jim Hall

 G. Goldstein

Concord Jazz CCD221312 (2); D2

Performers: Jim Hall, g; Gil Goldstein, p; Steve La Spina, b; Terry Clarke, d. 

St. Thomas

Jim Hall and Ron Carter

 Rollins

Milestone OJC20 467-2

Performers: Jim Hall, g; Ron Carter, b.

Here Comes Jane

Jim Hall

 Hall

Telarc CD 83408

Performers: Jim Hall, g; Geoff Keezer, p; Scott Colley, b; Terry Clarke, d. 

Concierto de Aranjuez

Jim Hall

J. Rodrigo

CBS ZK40807 (1)

Performers: Jim Hall, g; Paul Desmond, as; Chet Baker, t; Roland Hanna, p; Steve Gadd, d.

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