Verona Rag

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Verona Rag
Verona Rag.jpg
Studio album by
Released1987
RecordedJuly 5, 1986
GenreJazz
Length47:59
LabelSoul Note
ProducerGiovanni Bonandrini
Andrew Hill chronology
Shades
(1986)
Verona Rag
(1987)
Eternal Spirit
(1989)

Verona Rag is an album by American jazz pianist Andrew Hill recorded in 1986 and released on the Italian Soul Note label in 1987.[1] The solo album features three of Hill's original compositions and two jazz standards.

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4.5/5 stars[2]
The Penguin Guide to Jazz3.5/4 stars[3]

The AllMusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4½ stars and stated "Hill, a true individualist, embodies the best in creative jazz".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Andrew Hill except as indicated
  1. "Retrospect" - 14:25
  2. "Darn That Dream" (Eddie DeLange, Jimmy Van Heusen) - 6:14
  3. "Verona Rag" - 16:33
  4. "Tinkering" - 4:22
  5. "Afternoon in Paris" (John Lewis) - 6:25
  • Recorded at Jingle Machine Studios, Milan, Italy on July 5, 1986

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Andrew Hill discography accessed October 1, 2010
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. AllMusic Review accessed October 1, 2010
  3. ^ Cook, Richard; Morton, Brian (2008). The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings (9th ed.). Penguin. p. 704. ISBN 978-0-141-03401-0.