Hope-Full

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Hope-Full
Studio album by Elmo Hope
Released 1962
Recorded November 9 & 14, 1961
New York City
Genre Jazz
Length 39:44
Label Riverside
RLP 408
Elmo Hope chronology
Homecoming!
(1961)
Hope-Full
(1961)
Sounds from Rikers Island
(1963)

Hope-Full is an album by jazz pianist Elmo Hope recorded in 1961 for the Riverside label.[1] Hope performs 5 solo piano pieces and three piano duets with his wife Bertha.

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow stated "solo albums by the bop musicians were considered a bit unusual, but Elmo Hope (an underrated composer and pianist) fares quite well during this Riverside set".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Elmo Hope except as indicated

  1. "Underneath" - 4:35
  2. "Yesterdays" (Otto Harbach, Jerome Kern) - 5:18
  3. "When Johnny Comes Marching Home" (Traditional) - 4:58
  4. "Most Beautiful" - 5:03
  5. "Blues Left and Right" - 6:05
  6. "Liza (All the Clouds'll Roll Away)" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, Gus Kahn) - 3:32
  7. "My Heart Stood Still" (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) - 5:23
  8. "Moonbeams" - 4:50

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Riverside Records discography accessed October 26, 2012
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Review accessed October 26, 2012