Eternal Spirit

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Eternal Spirit
Studio album by Andrew Hill
Released 1989
Recorded January 30 & 31, 1989
Genre Jazz
Length 48:43
Label Blue Note
Producer Michael Cuscuna
Andrew Hill chronology
Verona Rag
(1986)
Eternal Spirit
(1989)
But Not Farewell
(1990)

Eternal Spirit is the twenty-sixth album by American jazz pianist Andrew Hill, recorded in 1989 and released on the Blue Note label.[1] The album features six of Hill's original compositions performed by his quintet with three alternate takes added to the CD release as bonus tracks.

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[2]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4½ stars and stated "There are no weak performances on this superb post bop effort, Andrew Hill's strongest recording in several years".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Andrew Hill
  1. "Pinnacle" - 9:53
  2. "Golden Sunset" - 10:20
  3. "Samba Rasta" - 4:50
  4. "Tail Feather" - 6:16
  5. "Spiritual Lover" - 7:43
  6. "Bobby's Tune" - 8:41
  7. "Pinnacle" [alternate take] - 7:29 Bonus track on CD
  8. "Golden Sunset" [alternate take] - 5:12 Bonus track on CD
  9. "Spiritual Lover" [alternate take] - 6:44 Bonus track on CD
    • Recorded at Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey on January 30 (tracks 4 & 6-9) and January 31 (tracks 1-3 & 5), 1989

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Andrew Hill discography accessed October 1, 2010
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed October 1, 2010