Eternal Spirit

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Eternal Spirit
Eternal Spirit.jpg
Studio album by Andrew Hill
Released 1989
Recorded January 30 & 31, 1989
Genre Jazz
Length 48:43
Label Blue Note
Producer Michael Cuscuna
Andrew Hill chronology
Verona Rag
(1986)
Eternal Spirit
(1989)
But Not Farewell
(1990)

Eternal Spirit is an album by American jazz pianist Andrew Hill, recorded in 1989 and released on the Blue Note label.[1] The album features six of Hill's original compositions performed by his quintet with three alternate takes added to the CD release as bonus tracks.

Reception[edit]

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

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4½ stars and stated "There are no weak performances on this superb post bop effort, Andrew Hill's strongest recording in several years".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Andrew Hill
  1. "Pinnacle" - 9:53
  2. "Golden Sunset" - 10:20
  3. "Samba Rasta" - 4:50
  4. "Tail Feather" - 6:16
  5. "Spiritual Lover" - 7:43
  6. "Bobby's Tune" - 8:41
  7. "Pinnacle" [alternate take] - 7:29 Bonus track on CD
  8. "Golden Sunset" [alternate take] - 5:12 Bonus track on CD
  9. "Spiritual Lover" [alternate take] - 6:44 Bonus track on CD
    • Recorded at Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey on January 30 (tracks 4 & 6-9) and January 31 (tracks 1-3 & 5), 1989

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Andrew Hill discography accessed October 1, 2010
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed October 1, 2010