Concierto

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Guitarist Jim Hall is the sort of musician who displays such technical expertise, imaginative conception, and elegance of line and phrase that almost any recording of his is worth hearing. Still, Concierto ranks among the best albums of his superb catalog. For starters, the personnel here is a jazz lover's dream come true. Paul Desmond (saxophone), Chet Baker (trumpet), Roland Hanna (piano), Ron Carter (bass), and Steve Gadd (drums) are on board, creating -- along with Hall -- one of the highest profile lineups ever put to tape. Yet Concierto is not about star power and showboating. As subtle, nuanced, and considered as any of Hall's output, the ensemble playing here demonstrates great group sensitivity and interplay,...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide
Guitarist Jim Hall is the sort of musician who displays such technical expertise, imaginative conception, and elegance of line and phrase that almost any recording of his is worth hearing. Still, Concierto ranks among the best albums of his superb catalog. For starters, the personnel here is a jazz lover's dream come true. Paul Desmond (saxophone), Chet Baker (trumpet), Roland Hanna (piano), Ron Carter (bass), and Steve Gadd (drums) are on board, creating -- along with Hall -- one of the highest profile lineups ever put to tape. Yet Concierto is not about star power and showboating. As subtle, nuanced, and considered as any of Hall's output, the ensemble playing here demonstrates great group sensitivity and interplay, giving precedence to mood and atmosphere over powerhouse soloing. Conductor and arranger Don Sebesky evinces a chamber ambience from the sextet on "You'd Be So Nice to Come Home To," the smoky "The Answer Is Yes," and the Hall centerpiece "Concierto de Aranjuez." ~ Anthony Tognazzini
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/8/2006
  • Label: King Japan
  • EAN: 4988003330842
  • Catalog Number: 2174
  • Sales rank: 391,081

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Jim Hall Primary Artist, Guitar
Chet Baker Trumpet
Ron Carter Bass
Paul Desmond Alto Saxophone
Don Sebesky Conductor, Musical Direction
Steve Gadd Drums
Roland Hanna Piano
Bakerm Chet Trumpet
Technical Credits
Carlos Chávez Composer
Ron Carter Arranger
Leonard Feather Liner Notes
Jim Hall Arranger
Fareed Haque Liner Notes
Didier C. Deutsch Reissue Producer
Don Sebesky Arranger
Rudy Van Gelder Engineer
Creed Taylor Producer
Steve Futterman Liner Notes
Tom "Curly" Ruff Mastering
Helene Silverman Reissue Design
Danny Kadar Remixing
Tony Martell Executive Producer
Thomas B. Allen Illustrations
Johnny Andrews Composer
Shawn R. Britton Mastering
Kate Moss Packaging
Jennifer Ebert Packaging Manager
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