The first of pianist Hampton Hawes' long string of Contemporary recordings features him in his early prime in a trio with bassist Red Mitchell and drummer Chuck Thompson. In addition to three of his basic originals, Hawes performs fresh and swinging versions of seven standards, making such overplayed tunes such as "I Got Rhythm," "What Is This Thing Called Love?," and "All the Things You Are" really come alive. A gem, the first of many classic Hawes dates on Contemporary.
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He can swing with the best of them: Oscar Peterson, Bud Powell, Thelonious Monk, Bill Evans, et. but ultimately, Hawes' place in the jazz history books is overshadowed by these great players as is Elmo Hope's, another great player in the Bud Powell tradition that paved his own way. "Trio, Vol. 1" features Red Mitchell on bass and Chuck Thompson on bass.
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