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
RecordedMarch 25 & 26, 1993
LabelJoyous Shout!
ProducerAndrew Hill
Andrew Hill chronology
But Not Farewell
Dreams Come True
Les Trinitaires

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.


Professional ratings
Review scores
Down Beat4/5 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 except as noted
  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



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