|Birth name||Bertha Rosemond|
|Born||November 8, 1936|
Los Angeles, California, US
|Occupation(s)||Musician, band leader|
|Associated acts||Walter Booker, Elmo Hope, Jazzberry Jam|
Bertha Hope-Booker (née Rosemond, born November 8, 1936 in Los Angeles, California) is an American jazz pianist and jazz educator. She is the widow of fellow pianist Elmo Hope, with whom she collaborated. She has toured Europe and Japan and played with a diverse group of artists. In the 1990s, she had her first CDs as a leader and additionally worked with her later husband, bassist Walter Booker.
An asterisk (*) indicates that the year is that of release.
|1990*||In Search of Hope||SteepleChase|
|1991||Elmo's Fire||SteepleChase||Sextet, with Eddie Henderson (trumpet), Junior Cook and Dave Riekenberg (tenor sax), Walter Booker (bass), Leroy Williams (drums)|
|1992||Between Two Kings||Minor||Trio, with Walter Booker (bass), Jimmy Cobb (drums)|
|1999||Nothin' But Love||Reservoir||Trio, with Walter Booker (bass), Jimmy Cobb (drums)|
|2009*||Jon Irabagon||The Observer||Concord|
- Weeks, Todd Bryant (2010) "Bertha Hope-Booker Interviewed for Allegro, January 13, 2010". Transcript of interview for Allegro. pp. 2–3.
- Richard Cook and Brian Morton, The Penguin Guide to Jazz on CD, pp. 738–739. Retrieved November 16, 2013.
- "Jazz Berry Jam bio". Jazzberryjam.com. Retrieved November 16, 2013.
- Owen McNally (August 28, 1997). "Many Colors of Woman Concert Features Pianist Bertha Hope". The Courant. Retrieved November 16, 2013.
- Scott, Ron (November 30, 2006) "Bassist Walter Booker Dies at 73". New York Amsterdam News. p. 25.
- Leslie Gourse, Madame Jazz, Oxford University Press, 1996, p. 165. Retrieved November 16, 2013.
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