Les Trinitaires

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Les Trinitaires
Les Trinitaires.jpg
Live album by
Released1998
RecordedFebruary 10 & 11, 1998
GenreJazz
Length60:24
LabelJazz Friends
Andrew Hill chronology
Dreams Come True
(1993)
Les Trinitaires
(1998)
Dusk
(1999)

Les Trinitaires is a live album of a solo performance by American jazz pianist Andrew Hill recorded in 1998 in Metz, France and released on the Jazz Friends label.[1] The album features five of Hill's original compositions with one alternate take, two jazz standards, and two compositions by Hill's musical associates.

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic2.5/5 stars[2]

David Dupont of Allmusic stated "This is a stark, moody set, not the place to begin to explore Hill's prickly work with its angular, elusive melodies. His solo presentation is stark and ruminative. For those already engaged with his work, this offers a glimpse of the skeletal foundations of compositions".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Andrew Hill except as indicated
  1. "Joanne" – 9:10
  2. "What's New?" (Johnny Burke, Bob Haggart) – 9:06
  3. "Little Spain" (Clifford Jordan) – 11:30
  4. "15/8" – 4:31
  5. "Metz" – 5:17
  6. "Dusk" [Take 1] – 7:58
  7. "Labyrinth" – 6:03
  8. "Seven" (Russel Baba) – 5:01
  9. "Dusk" [Take 2] – 6:51
  10. "I'll Be Seeing You" (Sammy Fain, Irving Kahal) – 5:37
  • Recorded at Trinitaires Jazz Club, Metz, France on February 10 & 11, 1998

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Andrew Hill discography accessed October 5, 2010
  2. ^ a b Dupont, D. Allmusic Review accessed October 5, 2010