The Hardbop Grandpop

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The Hardbop Grandpop
Studio album by Horace Silver
Released 1996
Recorded February 29-March 1, 1996
Genre Jazz
Label Impulse!
Producer Horace Silver
Horace Silver chronology
Pencil Packin' Papa
(1994)
The Hardbop Grandpop
(1996)
A Prescription for the Blues
(1997)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

The Hardbop Grandpop is an album by jazz pianist Horace Silver released on the Impulse! label in 1996 featuring performances by Silver with Claudio Roditi, Steve Turre, Michael Brecker, Ronnie Cuber, Ron Carter, and Lewis Nash.[2] The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4½ stars and calls the album "One of Horace Silver's finest recordings in his post-Blue Note era".[3]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Horace Silver
  1. "I Want You" - 5:15
  2. "The Hippest Cat in Hollywood" - 6:43
  3. "Gratitude" - 5:38
  4. "Hawkin'" - 6:17
  5. "I Got the Blues in Santa Cruz" - 8:05
  6. "We've Got Silver at Six" - 7:05
  7. "The Hardbop Grandpop" - 5:20
  8. "The Lady from Johannesburg" - 6:02
  9. "Serenade to a Teakettle" - 6:24
  10. "Diggin' on Dexter" - 5:40
  • Recorded in NYC on February 29-March 1, 1996.

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic Review
  2. ^ Horace Silver discography accessed December 1, 2009.
  3. ^ Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed December 1, 2009.