Pax (album)

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Pax
Pax (album).jpg
Studio album by Andrew Hill
Released June 6, 2006
Recorded February 10, 1965
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
Genre Jazz
Length 49:50
Label Blue Note
Blue Note 58297
Producer Alfred Lion
Andrew Hill chronology
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Pax is the seventh album by American jazz pianist Andrew Hill, featuring performances recorded in 1965 but not released on the Blue Note label until 1975 as part of a compilation album One for One.[1] The album features Hill's quintet performing six original compositions with one alternate take added to the 2006 CD release.

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[2]

The Allmusic review by Thom Jurek awarded the album 3½ stars, stating, "this is a semi-rough and wonderfully rowdy Hill date that deserves serious aural exploration".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Andrew Hill
  1. "Eris" - 10:42
  2. "Pax" - 7:13
  3. "Calliope" - 10:10
  4. "Euterpe" - 7:18
  5. "Erato" - 4:01
  6. "Roots 'n' Herbs" - 3:42
  7. "Euterpe" [alternate take] - 6:44

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Andrew Hill discography accessed October 1, 2010
  2. ^ a b Jurek, T. Allmusic Review accessed October 1, 2010