Hampton Hawes

The Trio - Complete Sessions (2 CD Set)


Hampton Hawes (p), Red Mitchell (b), Chuck Thompson (d)

Reference: 69235_2

Bar code: 8436902869235

The complete trio Recordings of Hampton Hawes with Red Mitchell & Chuck Thompson for the first time ever on one release. The definitive recordings of one of the top-ten piano trios in Jazz history.

This release contains the complete albums:

· "The Trio" (Contemporary, June 1955 LP)
· "This Is Hampton Hawes" (Contemporary, December 1955 LP
· "Everybody Likes Hampton Hawes" (Contemporary, January 1956 LP)

Including as a bonus tracks:

· Xanadus May 15, 1956 Embers Club Concert Recording
· Pacific Jazz Complete May 2, 1955 performance with Red Mitchell & Mel Lewis
· Contemporarys Complete June 20, 1955 Irvine Bowl Concert with Red Mitchell & Shelly Manne

This outstanding two-CD set features the complete Hampton Hawes trio recordings with bassist Red Mitchell and Chuck Thompson, including his three legendary Contemporary sessions The Trio, This Is Hampton Hawes and Everybody Likes Hampton Hawes as well as his May 15, 1956 Embers Club Concert Recording for Xanadu. In addition, this release contains three bonus tracks, the first featuring Hawes and Mitchell accompanied by Mel Lewis at a live performance in Hollywood on May 2, 1955, and the second and third team the pianist and bassist with West Coast drum stalwart Shelly Manne for a concert recording at the Irvine Bowl in Laguna Beach on June 20, 1955.


CD 1

01. I got rhythm
02. What Is this thing called love
03. Blues the most
04. So in love
05. Feelin fine
06. Hamps blues
07. Easy living
08. All the things you are
09. These foolish things
10. Carioca
11. Just Squeeze me
12. Stella by starlight
13. Yesterdays
14. Steeplechase
15. Autumn in New York
16. Section blues
17. You and the night and the music
18. Blues for Jacque

Total time: 79:12 min.

CD 2

01. 'Round midnight
02. Somebody loves me
03. The sermon
04. Embraceable you
05. I remember you
06. A night in Tunisia
07. Lover come back to me
08. Polka dots and moonbeam
09. Billy boy
10. Body and soul
11. Coolin the blues
12. All the things you are
13. I got rhythm
14. How high the moon *
15. I hear music *
16. Walkin The champ *

Total time: 77:15 min.

(*) Bonus tracks not on the original albums


Hampton Hawes (p), Red Mitchell (b), Chuck Thompson (d).

Recorded in Los Angeles, between June 28, to May 15, 1955


$22.15  (tax incl.)

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