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Artist: Hope Sextet, Elmo
Title: Informal Jazz
Format: LP 200 Gram Vinyl
Catalog Number:7043
Barcode:753088704314 itemnumber=1000112653
Price: $51.98  (All prices include domestic shipping.)
Genre: JAZZ
Release Date: 1/4/2013
Availability: Not Currently In Stock
Return Eligibility: NON-RETURNABLE
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Overshadowed throughout his life by his friends Bud Powell and Thelonious Monk, Elmo Hope was a talented pianist and composer in his own right. Although the album is titled Informal Jazz, reality dictates that a good deal of thought and care went into the recording session. The dynamic drum and bass team of Philly Joe Jones and Paul Chambers is "hardly the kind of rhythm section playing heard at a jam session, except possibly in heaven," All Music Guide notes. And Hope’s solo spots are the best part of the record &emdash; "It is a stretch to imagine an ’informal’ recording session where even material as complicated as this is played." Lastly, some of the most well-known and influential horn artists of the time make their presence known &emdash; tenor sax greats John Coltrane and Hank Mobley, as well as trumpeter Donald Byrd. 200 gram mono vinyl. Elmo Hope, piano Philly Joe Jones, drums Paul Chambers, bass John Coltrane, tenor sax Donald Byrd, trumpet Hank Mobley, tenor sax

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Release Format: LP         
Release Channel Configuration: Mono Channel(s)
Vinyl Weight: 200 grams
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