Shades (Andrew Hill album)

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Shades
Shades (Andrew Hill album).jpg
Studio album by
Released1988
RecordedJuly 3 & 4, 1986
GenreJazz
Length43:21
LabelSoul Note
ProducerGiovanni Bonandrini
Andrew Hill chronology
Faces of Hope
(1980)
Shades
(1988)
Verona Rag
(1986)

Shades is an album by American jazz pianist Andrew Hill, recorded in 1986 and released on the Italian Soul Note label in 1988.[1] The album features six of Hill's original compositions, four performed by a quartet and two by a trio.

Reception[edit]

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

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4 stars calling it "Stimulating and unusual music that is difficult to classify as anything but "modern jazz"".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Andrew Hill
  1. "Monk's Glimpse" - 4:36
  2. "Tripping" (aka "Naked Spirit") - 6:31
  3. "Chilly Mac" - 5:29
  4. "Ball Square" - 5:34
  5. "Domani" - 7:28
  6. "La Verne" - 13:43
  • Recorded at Barigozzi Studio, Milano, Italy on July 3 & 4, 1986

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

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