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Jim Hall

Jim Hall
Born: Dec 4, 1930 in Buffalo, NY
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Died: Dec 10, 2013 in New York, NY
Genre: Jazz
Biography: A harmonically advanced cool-toned and subtle guitarist, Jim Hall was 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 Vicente Gómez. 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
Good Friday Blues: The MJT Plus Three
Released: 1960
Label: Pacific Jazz
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Other than a set in 1957, this long-out-of-print LP was guitarist Jim Hall's debut as a leader. The 29-year-old Hall was not exactly an unknown name at the time, having played with the Original Chico Hamilton ...Read full review
More Jim Hall/Ron Carter Duo albums: Main Albums (47), Compilations (18), DVD/Video (5)
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