Monday, April 23, 2007

Andrew Hill (1931-2007)

3 comments:

Dougfp said...

Okay, I guess I'm the only one in Commentland who knows who Andrew Hill is. I only got into him in the last couple of years. Never saw him live, but wish I had. He was a wonderful pianist and composer. A shame...

Ortho said...

I do not know Andrew Hill. I do know fragments of his music. He's a genius. I shall miss him.

Undercover Black Man said...

Doug: Elvis Mitchell sent me an email today saying he thought he was the only one who knew who Andrew Hill was.

Andrew Hill was that kind of artist.

I'm gonna upload "Snake Hip Waltz" in a couple of days and hype it on the main page. Meanwhie, here's another one of my faves by him, the latter-day track "Ball Square." I love what happens three minutes in...