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LA piano master

Hampton Hawes
Page added Nov 23, 2012 Updated Nov 30, 2012

On Jazztrack: Classic piano from Hampton Hawes in 1958 with saxophonist Harold Land, taken from a recent reissue of the album 'For Real'.

Also on the show.. Woody Herman in LA with an octet from the mid 50's, a couple of classic early jazz recordings from Louis Armstrong and Coleman Hawkins plus George Shearing with a trio and also backing singer Dakota Staton.

Bernie McGann and Paul Grabowsky together live plus recent recordings from Jacob Bro, Brad Mehldau and Ken Schroder.

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Nov 24, 2012. 5:05pm - 7:00pm
Nov 27, 2012. 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Nov 27, 2012. 9:00pm - 11:00pm

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Artist Biography


Hampton Barnett Hawes, Jr. (November 13, 1928 - May 22, 1977) was an American bebop and hard-bop jazz pianist, recognized as one of the finest and most influential of the 1950s. He was also the author of what is now a classic jazz memoir, Raise Up Off Me, which won the Deems-Taylor Award for music writing in 1975. Early life: Hampton Hawes was born on November 13, 1928, in Los Angeles,...

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