California Hard

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California Hard
Studio album by Dolo Coker
Released 1977
Recorded December 27, 1976
Genre Hard bop
Label Xanadu
Producer Don Schlitten
Dolo Coker chronology
California Hard
Third Down

California Hard is a jazz album by pianist and composer Dolo Coker, recorded in 1976. Two of the six pieces were written by Coker. The album was reissued as a CD in 1994, with one bonus track (a solo piano version of "Round Midnight").

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Jumping Jacks" (Coker) – 4:03
  2. "Gone with the Wind" (Herb Magidson, Allie Wrubel) – 4:26
  3. "Roots 4FB" (Mitchell) - 14:58
  4. "Mr. Yohe" (Pepper) - 6:23
  5. "Gone Again" (Gladys Hampton, Curtis Lewis, Curley Hamner) - 8:08
  6. "Tale of Two Cities" (Coker) - 6:28
  7. "'Round Midnight" (Thelonious Monk) (on CD reissue only; not on original LP) - 2:27


Recorded on December 27, 1976.