Hand to Hand (album)

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Hand to Hand
Hand to Hand (album).jpg
Studio album by George Adams & Dannie Richmond
Released 1980
Recorded February 13 & 14, 1980
Genre Jazz
Length 39:30
Label Soul Note
Producer Giovanni Bonandrini
George Adams chronology
Sound Suggestions
Hand to Hand
Earth Beams
Dannie Richmond chronology
Ode to Mingus
Hand to Hand
Dannie Richmond Plays Charles Mingus

Hand to Hand is an album by the American jazz saxophonist George Adams and drummer Dannie Richmond recorded in 1980 and released on the Italian Soul Note label.[1]


The Allmusic review awarded the album 2½ stars.[2] The Penguin Guide to Jazz awarded the album 3 stars, stating: "Hand to Hand was another co-led session, cementing what was to be another important association, with Mingus's favourite drummer, Dannie Richmond ".[3]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[2]
The Penguin Guide to Jazz 3/4 stars[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "The Cloocker" (Hugh Lawson) - 9:08
  2. "Yamani's Passion" (George Adams) - 10:55
  3. "For Dee J." (Dannie Richmond) - 8:07
  4. "Joobubie" (Hugh Lawson) - 11:20
  • Recorded at Barigozzi Studio in Milano, Italy on February 13 & 14, 1980



  1. ^ George Adams discography accessed June 13, 2011
  2. ^ a b Allmusic Review, accessed June 13, 2011.
  3. ^ a b Cook, Richard; Brian Morton (2006) [1992]. The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings. The Penguin Guide to Jazz (8th ed.). London: Penguin. p. 7. ISBN 978-0-141-02327-4.