Black Hope

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Black Hope
Kenny Garrett Black Hope.jpg
Studio album by
Kenny Garrett
ReleasedSeptember 8, 1992
RecordedPower Station, NYC
GenreJazz
Length65:40
LabelWarner Bros.
ProducerDonald Brown & Matt Pierson
Kenny Garrett chronology
African Exchange Student
(1990)
Black Hope
(1992)
Triology
(1995)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic[1]
The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings[2]

Black Hope is the fifth album by Kenny Garrett, the first that he recorded for Warner Bros.[3] It features Garrett in a quartet with pianist Kenny Kirkland, bassist Charnett Moffett and drummer Brian Blade. Additional musicians include veteran tenor saxophonist Joe Henderson and percussionist Don Alias.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Tacit Dance" – 6:08
  2. "Spanish-Go-Round" – 4:08
  3. "Computer “G”" – 10:03
  4. "Van Gogh's Left Ear" – 7:39
  5. "Black Hope" – 3:51
  6. "Jackie & The Bean Stalk" – 7:02
  7. "Run Run Shaw" – 4:45
  8. "2 Step" – 5:24
  9. "Bone Bop" – 4:53
  10. "Books & Toys" – 5:41
  11. "Bye Bye Blackbird" (Ray Henderson & Mort Dixon) – 4:32
  12. "Last Sax" – 1:34

All tracks composed by Kenny Garrett except for 11

Personnel[edit]

Musicians

Production

  • Donald Brown – producer, engineer (mixing)
  • Matt Pierson – executive producer
  • Joe Ferla – engineer (recording, mixing)
  • Kenny Garrett – engineer (mixing)
  • Bob Ludwig – engineer (mastering)
  • A.W. Dick – assistant engineer
  • Chris Alberts – assistant engineer
  • Mike Beard – computer host
  • Peter Shukat – management
  • Bibi Green – Production Coordination
  • Linda Cobb – art Direction, design
  • Keith Schoenheit – Photography (of flower)
  • Chris Carroll – Photography (of Kenny)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wynn, Ron (2011). "Black Hope - Kenny Garrett | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved July 17, 2011.
  2. ^ Cook, Richard; Morton, Brian (2008). The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings (9th ed.). Penguin. p. 531. ISBN 978-0-141-03401-0.
  3. ^ "Kenny Garrett – Black Hope". Discogs. Retrieved February 24, 2021.