Dance with Death

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Dance With Death
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Studio album by Andrew Hill
Released 1980
Recorded October 11, 1968
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
Genre Jazz
Length 38:43
Label Blue Note
LT 1030
Producer Francis Wolff
Andrew Hill chronology
Grass Roots
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Lift Every Voice
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Dance with Death is the eleventh 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
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 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