Hampton Hawes The Sermon
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- Released: March 12, 2002
- Label: OJC
- 1.Down By The Riverside
- 2.Just A Closer Walk With Thee
- 3.Swing Low, Sweet Chariot
- 4.Nobody Knows The Trouble I've Seen
- 5.When The Roll Is Called Up Yonder
- 6.Go Down Moses
- 7.Joshua Fit De Battle Of Jericho
- 8.Blues N/C
Hampton Hawes recorded THE SERMON in 1958, just days before he was sentenced to federal prison on a narcotics conviction. He was pardoned by President Kennedy five years later, but THE SERMON wasn't released until 1987, ten years after Hawes' death.
Personnel includes: Hampton Hawes (piano); Leroy Vinnegar (bass); Stan Levey (drums).
Recorded at Contemporary's Studio in Los Angeles, California on November 24 & 25, 1958.
Personnel: Hampton Hawes (piano); Stan Levey (drums).
Audio Remasterer: Joe Tarantino.
Recording information: Contemporary Records Studio, Los Angeles, CA (11/24/1958-11/25/1958); Contemporary's Studio, Los Angeles, CA (11/24/1958-11/25/1958); Los Angeles, CA (11/24/1958-11/25/1958).
Photographer: Ray Avery.
This set was pianist Hampton Hawes' last before he started what would be five years in prison on drug charges. He had been arrested 11 days before and ironically chose to record a set of spirituals (plus a blues) as he awaited trial. Not released until 1987, the music (played with bassist Leroy Vinnegar and drummer Stan Levey) is full of intense emotion, strong melodies and a little more variety than one might expect. Hawes' treatments of such tunes as "Down By the Riverside," "Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen," "When the Roll Is Called Up Yonder" and "Joshua Fit De Battle of Jericho" are quite haunting. ~ Scott Yanow
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