Hope Meets Foster

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Hope Meets Foster
Hope Meets Foster.jpg
Studio album by Elmo Hope and Frank Foster
Released 1955
Recorded October 4, 1955
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack
Genre Jazz
Label Prestige
PRLP 7021
Producer Bob Weinstock
Elmo Hope chronology
Hope Meets Foster
Informal Jazz

Hope Meets Foster is an album by jazz pianist Elmo Hope and saxophonist Frank Foster recorded in 1955 for the Prestige label.[1]


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

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow stated "nothing that innovative occurs but the music should please bop fans".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Elmo Hope except as indicated

  1. "Wail, Frank, Wail" - 6:28
  2. "Zarou" (Frank Foster, Hope) - 5:16
  3. "Fosterity" (Foster) - 6:17
  4. "Georgia on My Mind" (Hoagy Carmichael, Stuart Gorrell) - 6:41
  5. "Shutout" (Foster) - 5:51
  6. "Yaho" - 7:38



  1. ^ Prestige Records discography accessed August 20, 2012
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed August 20, 2012
  3. ^ Cook, Richard; Morton, Brian (2008). The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings (9th ed.). Penguin. p. 723. ISBN 978-0-141-03401-0.