Dreams Come True (Andrew Hill & Chico Hamilton album)

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Dreams Come True
Dreams Come True (Andrew Hill & Chico Hamilton album).jpg
Studio album by Andrew Hill
Released 2008
Recorded March 25 & 26, 1993
Genre Jazz
Length 55:26
Label Joyous Shout!
Producer Andrew Hill
Andrew Hill chronology
But Not Farewell
(1990)But Not Farewell1990
Dreams Come True
(1993)
Les Trinitaires
(1998)Les Trinitaires1998

Dreams Come True is an album of duets by American jazz pianist Andrew Hill and drummer Chico Hamilton recorded in 1993 but not released on the Joyous Shout! label until 2008.[1] The album features four of Hill's original compositions, two by Hamilton and two covers.

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Down Beat 4/5 stars

The Time Out New York review by Hank Shteamer stated "It’s a major work befitting its fairy-tale title... No pianist achieved a more seamless blend of weirdness and warmth, and few recordings illustrate that as potently as this one".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Andrew Hill
  1. "Ohho" (Russel Baba) - 8:07
  2. "Three Notes & A Brush" (Chico Hamilton) - 7:25
  3. "Watch That Dream" - 11:16
  4. "And the Drums Sing" (Hamilton) - 4:00
  5. "Clifford's Gone" - 3:34
  6. "Shaw Nuff" (Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker) - 8:42
  7. "Bless That Dream, Maybe Hope" - 3:38
  8. "Composition B" - 9:14
    • Recorded at Master Sound Astoria Studios in Astoria, New York on March 25 & 26, 1993

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Andrew Hill discography accessed November 1, 2010
  2. ^ Shteamer, H. Dreams Come True Review, Time Out New York, September 24, 2008