Amethyst (Billy Hart album)

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Amethyst
Amethyst (album).jpg
Studio album by
Released1993
RecordedMay 27 & 29, 1993
StudioSound on Sound Recording, Inc., NYC
GenreJazz
Length66:52
LabelArabesque
AJ0105
ProducerMarc Copland
Billy Hart chronology
Rah
(1988)
Amethyst
(1993)
Oceans of Time
(1996)

Amethyst is an album by American jazz drummer Billy Hart recorded in 1993 and released on the Arabesque label.[1][2]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3/5 stars[3]

AllMusic awarded the album 3 stars with its review by David R. Adler stating, "there's plenty of beautiful music on the album, plenty of representative brilliance from all these fine players, and even a substantial amount of originality and vision".[3]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Billy Hart except as indicated

  1. "Amethyst" - 12:14
  2. "King of Harts" (John Stubblefield) - 7:35
  3. "El Junque" (Santi Debriano) - 7:32
  4. "Melanos" (David Fiuzynski) - 10:09
  5. "Irah" - 6:52
  6. "Asylum" (Mark Feldman) - 12:05
  7. "Dirty Dogs" (David Kikoski) - 10:25

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Billy Hart discography accessed February 3, 2015
  2. ^ Jazzlists: Arabesque Jazz discography accessed May 14, 2018
  3. ^ a b Adler, D. R., Allmusic Review accessed February 3, 2015