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Lift Every Voice

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A rare and beautiful Andrew Hill session, and one of the classic Blue Note entries into the “jazz and voices” sound that the label pioneered with Donald Byrd and Eddie Gale.

Hill leads a core jazz group that includes Woody Shaw, Carlos Garnett, Richard Davis, and Freddie Waits — and the group is backed by a vocal ensemble with a very spiritual vibe. The sound is a lot more hip than the Donald Byrd & Voices albums, and the playing of the core jazz group is very very soulful — along the lines of Hill’s Grass Roots album, which was also from the same period. The record’s similar to the Max Roach/Billy Harper vocal work around the same time, and titles include “Ghetto Lights”, “Hey Hey”, “Two Lullabies”, and “Love Chant”. A very unique album for Andrew Hill!


Hey Hey
Lift Every Voice
Two Lullabies
Love Chant
Ghetto Lights
Format: LP
Label: Heavenly Sweetness Blue Note
Catalogue numbers: HSV025VL
BST 84330

Companies:
Recorded At-Van Gelder Studio
Englewood Cliffs
New Jersey
Licensed From-EMI Music Licensing
Phonographic Copyright (p)-Blue Note Records
Copyright (c)-Blue Note Records

Barcodes & Identifiers:
Barcode-3700398705101
Matrix / Runout-HS025VL A ANDREW HILL A MPO
Matrix / Runout-HS025VL B ANDREW HILL B MPO
Media Condition: Mint (M)
Sleeve Condition: Mint (M)

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