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Jim Hall

Jim Hall
Born: Dec 4, 1930 in Buffalo, NY
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Genre: Jazz
Biography: A harmonically advanced cool-toned and subtle guitarist, Jim Hall has been an inspiration to many guitarists, including some (such as Bill Frisell) who sound nothing like him. Hall attended the Cleveland Institute of Music and studied classical guitar in Los Angeles with Vincente Gomez. He was an original ...Read full biography
Alone Together
Released: 1972
Label: Fantasy Inc.
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Long considered a classic and a revelation to listeners who had taken guitarist Jim Hall for granted, this set of duets with bassist Ron Carter (reissued on CD) has near-telepathic communication between ...Read full review
Duologues
Released: 2005
Label: CAM Jazz
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Jim Hall has long exhibited a sense of adventure in his playing, which has intensified as his career has progressed. His duo meeting with Enrico Pieranunzi (a kindred spirit and one of the most in-demand ...Read full review
More Jim Hall/Ron Carter Duo albums: Main Albums (47), Compilations (17), DVD/Video (5)