With Zoot Sims

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Jutta Hipp, a talented German pianist, came to the United States in the mid-'50s and quickly gained some attention. However, she was soon criticized for sounding too close to Horace Silver and, after recording this final Blue Note album, she gradually dropped out of music. Reissued in 1996 on CD with two extra selections, Hipp's boppish music on the set is very enjoyable and swinging. Oddly enough, she does not sound at all like Silver on the date, making one wonder why she soon left the jazz world. Teamed up with great tenor Zoot Sims who dominates the music, somewhat hesitant trumpeter Jerry Lloyd who briefly came out of retirement, bassist Ahmed Abdul-Malik, and drummer ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Jutta Hipp, a talented German pianist, came to the United States in the mid-'50s and quickly gained some attention. However, she was soon criticized for sounding too close to Horace Silver and, after recording this final Blue Note album, she gradually dropped out of music. Reissued in 1996 on CD with two extra selections, Hipp's boppish music on the set is very enjoyable and swinging. Oddly enough, she does not sound at all like Silver on the date, making one wonder why she soon left the jazz world. Teamed up with great tenor Zoot Sims who dominates the music, somewhat hesitant trumpeter Jerry Lloyd who briefly came out of retirement, bassist Ahmed Abdul-Malik, and drummer Ed Thigpen, Hipp sounds excellent on a couple of basic originals and such standards as "Violets for Your Furs," "Almost Like Being in Love," and J.J. Johnson's "Wee Dot." This formerly rare set is well worth picking up by straight-ahead jazz collectors.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 12/15/2007
  • Label: Toshiba Emi Japan
  • EAN: 4988006819177
  • Catalog Number: 6511
  • Sales rank: 319,471

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Zoot Sims Primary Artist, Tenor Saxophone
Jutta Hipp Piano
Ed Thigpen Drums
Ahmed Abdul-Malik Bass
Jerry Lloyd Trumpet
Technical Credits
Leonard Feather Liner Notes
Matt Dennis Composer
Jerry Bock Composer
Rudy Van Gelder Engineer
J.J. Johnson Composer
Alan Jay Lerner Composer
Jerry Lloyd Composer
L. Parker Composer
Zoot Sims Composer
George David Weiss Composer
Frederick Loewe Composer
Reid Miles Cover Design
Tom Adair Composer
Larry Holofcener Composer
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