Dance with Death

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for the episode of The Avengers see Dance with Death (The Avengers)
Dance With Death
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Studio album by
RecordedOctober 11, 1968
StudioVan Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
LabelBlue Note
LT 1030
ProducerFrancis Wolff
Andrew Hill chronology
Grass Roots
Dance With Death
Lift Every Voice

Dance with Death is a studio album by American jazz pianist Andrew Hill featuring performances recorded in 1968 but not released on the Blue Note label until 1980.[1] The album features Hill's quintet performing six original compositions with one alternate take added to the 2004 CD reissue.


Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4.5/5 stars[2]

The Allmusic review by Thom Jurek awarded the album 4½ stars calling it "a phenomenal record, one that wears its adventure and authority well".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Andrew Hill

  1. "Yellow Violet" - 5:32
  2. "Partitions" - 5:52
  3. "Fish 'n Rice" - 7:31
  4. "Dance With Death" - 6:40
  5. "Love Nocturne" - 6:44
  6. "Black Sabbath" - 6:24
  7. "Dance With Death" [Alternate Take] - 7:14 Bonus track on CD reissue



  1. ^ Andrew Hill discography accessed September 30, 2010
  2. ^ a b Jurek, T. Allmusic Review accessed September 30, 2010