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Personnel Kenny Dorham, Trumpet Eric Dolphy, Alto Sax, Flute & Bass Clarinet Joe Henderson, Tenor Sax Andrew Hill, Piano Richard Davis, Bass Anthony.
Pianist Andrew Hill's Point of Departure (1964) will never be mistaken for light cocktail jazz, but it's inclusion in this reissue series displays Music Matters' commitment to more adventurous material. In 1964, the term avant-garde could have been applied to any number of different musical angles in jazz. The free experiments of John Coltrane and Ornette Coleman, with their pure emotional howling set within very limited contextual framework, are perhaps the most notorious. This album includes some of the fiercest, high density writing of the era, with each track featuring tight, byzantine written statements and full-throated blending of timbres. The music includes dissonant harmonies, often employing multiple melodic ideas, and often played very fast. It would be easy to imagine the musicians scratching their heads on the first run through, struggling with music that reached for new levels of complexity.
Piano, Composed By – Andrew Hill. Recorded By – Rudy Van Gelder. Tenor Saxophone – Joe Henderson. Point Of Departure (LP, Album, Promo, RE). Blue Note, Blue Note. BNJ-71042, BST 84167.
by Andrew Hill - 5 Tracks - 39:44. Release date 01/11/1989. 4. Flight 19. Andrew Hill. View all. A Beautiful Day. Solos: The Jazz Sessions.
Andrew Hill was a jazz pianist who only made the music he wanted to make. He is probably better known for this album than for all the other albums of his rather big oeuvre. Hill's complex constellations in the early and mid-60's stretched widely between well-known post-bop and avant-garde jazz
Point of Departure is a post bop music album recording by ANDREW HILL released in 1964 on CD, LP/Vinyl and/or cassette. Recorded on March 21, 1964 at Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey. Thanks to snobb, Abraxas for the updates. Point Of Departure Reissued · Remastered Blue Note 1999. Andrew Hill: Point of Departure Reissued Blue Note. Point of Departure Indies Japan/Zoom 2009.
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Point of Departure, with its all-star lineup (even then), took jazz and wrote a new book on it, excluding nothing. With Eric Dolphy and Joe Henderson on saxophones (Dolphy also played clarinet, bass clarinet, and flute), Richard Davis on bass, Tony Williams on drums, and Kenny Dorham on trumpet, this was a cast created for a jazz fire dance . Andrew Hill - New Monastery. Pre-gap length 0:00:04. Peak level 9. % Extraction speed . X Track quality 10. % Test CRC 9E9F5D73 Copy CRC 9E9F5D73 Cannot be verified as accurate (confidence 34), AccurateRip returned (AR v2) Copy OK. Track 3.
Andrew Hill chronology. Point of Departure (1965). Point of Departure is a studio album by American jazz pianist and composer Andrew Hill, recorded and released in 1965 on the Blue Note label. Point of Departure was reissued on CD by Blue Note in 1988 and again in 1999 when recording engineer Rudy Van Gelder remastered the album, adding alternate takes of "New Monastery", "Flight 19", and "Dedication".
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|BLP 84167 , BLP 84167||Andrew Hill||Point Of Departure (LP, Album, Mono, RE)||Blue Note, Blue Note||BLP 84167 , BLP 84167||US||1967|
|BST-84167||Andrew Hill||Point Of Departure (LP, Album, RE)||Blue Note||BST-84167||US||1973|
|BNJ-71042, BST 84167||Andrew Hill||Point Of Departure (LP, Album, Promo, RE)||Blue Note, Blue Note||BNJ-71042, BST 84167||Japan||1984|