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Point of Departure

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Description: In an extensive label catalog as uniformly excellent as Blue Note's, it's virtually impossible to pick "the greatest" album. Still, there's little doubt that pianist Andrew Hill's Point of Departure is one of the label's most extraordinary recordings. Hill, a Chicagoan whose varied resumé as a sideman included stints with Dinah Washington, Jackie McLean, the Johnny Griffin/Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis band, and Rahsaan Roland Kirk, was a perfect addition to the Blue Note roster: a thoroughly modern composer and a thoughtful soloist, capable of handling both leader dates and sideman roles. Indeed, Hill's stature as ... (more)
Manufacturer: Blue Note Records
Release date: 25 October 1990
Number of discs: 1
EAN: 0077778416722 UPC: 077778416722
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