Hot (Paul Bley album)

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Live album by Paul Bley
Released 1985
Recorded March 10, 1985
Genre Jazz
Length 44:12
Label Soul Note
Producer Giovanni Bonandrini
Paul Bley chronology
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Hot is a live album by Canadian jazz pianist Paul Bley recorded in 1985 and released on the Italian Soul Note label.[1]


The Allmusic review by Ron Wynn awarded the album 2½ stars stating "Excellent playing by Bley keeps things moving on this '85 date. The songs vary in quality, but Bley's moving, teeming solos are consistently impressive, and the production and sound are excellent".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Paul Bley except as indicated
  1. "When Will the Blues Leave?" (Ornette Coleman) - 12:15
  2. "Around Again" (Carla Bley) - 8:04
  3. "How Long" - 5:03
  4. "Mazatlan" - 10:50
  5. "Syndrome" (Carla Bley) - 8:00
  • Recorded at Lush Life in New York City on March 10, 1985.



  1. ^ Soul Note discography accessed October 27, 2011
  2. ^ a b Wynn, R. [1] accessed October 27, 2011