For Real!

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Although For Real! was at least Hampton Hawes' 11th record as a leader, it was his first and one of his relatively few that included a horn player. The pianist matches quite well with the hard bop tenor of Harold Land heard in his early prime, and the quartet outing, which also includes drummer Frank Butler, has an extra bonus in the playing of the brilliant bassist Scott LaFaro. Performing three bop standards including "Crazeology" and three originals two of which were co-written by Land, pianist Hawes sounds inspired by the other players and is in top form throughout the generally memorable outing.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Although For Real! was at least Hampton Hawes' 11th record as a leader, it was his first and one of his relatively few that included a horn player. The pianist matches quite well with the hard bop tenor of Harold Land heard in his early prime, and the quartet outing, which also includes drummer Frank Butler, has an extra bonus in the playing of the brilliant bassist Scott LaFaro. Performing three bop standards including "Crazeology" and three originals two of which were co-written by Land, pianist Hawes sounds inspired by the other players and is in top form throughout the generally memorable outing.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/11/1995
  • Label: Ojc
  • UPC: 025218671323
  • Catalog Number: 713
  • Sales rank: 34,222

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Hampton Hawes Primary Artist, Piano, Keyboards
Frank Butler Drums
Harold Land Tenor Saxophone
Scott LaFaro Bass
Technical Credits
Leonard Feather Liner Notes
Bud Freeman Composer
Gordon Jenkins Composer
Roy DuNann Engineer
Chuck Dukowski Composer
Jerry Jeff Walker Composer
Lester Koenig Producer
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