Friday, 6 April 2012

Corky Hale - Harp Beat 1986

Affinity Records AFF 150
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Corky Hale is probably the greatest jazz harpist ever and is, apparently, considered by many jazz greats to be one of the finest musicians in Hollywood. She plays piano, harp & flute, considering herself a pianist. She played piano backing for Billie Holiday a couple of years before her demise. This album also features Randy Brecker in the brass line-up.

If I'm honest I'll say that much of this album borders on lift muzak territory but, simply for the novelty of hearing jazz played on a harp, it's a must. Her rendition of 'Roof Garden' makes it worth having IMHO.
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  • Nothing Higher
  • Paradise
  • Roof Garden
  • So Much In Love
  • Up In Smoke
  • I'm The One
  • Yesterdays
  • The Best Thing
The Download Link is here: Download
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1 comment:

  1. now you reminded me of the candlelights-sunday-dinner seassions with robbie vincents. great album, bought it from blue bird records, greak street soho, with womagic, bobby womack.

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