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Passing Ships Limited 180gram Audiophile Vinyl 2LP Set

by Andrew Hill

Release Date: 07 May 2021

Format: LP Double Vinyl

Label: Blue Note

£47.99

Andrew Hill Passing Ships Limited 180gram Audiophile Vinyl 2LP Set

Overview:

Andrew Hill is one of the most distinctive pianists and composing talents in jazz. Yet this profoundly moving session recorded in 1969 sat unreleased until 2003 when it was finally issued on CD through the efforts of Blue Note archivist Michael Cuscuna. Hill penned all seven of Passing Ships’ compositions for an ensemble featuring Woody Shaw and Dizzy Reece on trumpet, Julian Priester on trombone, Joe Farrell on saxes, flute and bass clarinet, Howard Johnson on tuba, Bob Northern on French horn, Ron Carter on bass, and Lenny White on drums. Passing Ships stands comparison to Hill’s greatest work, and is presented for the first time on vinyl with this Tone Poet Edition. Blue Note Records’ Tone Poet Audiophile Vinyl Reissue Series is produced by Joe Harley and features all-analog, mastered-from-the-original-master-tape 180g audiophile vinyl reissues in deluxe gatefold packaging. Mastering is by Kevin Gray (Cohearent Audio), and vinyl is manufactured at Record Technology Incorporated (RTI).

Featured Tracks:

A1: Sideways
A2: Passing Ships
A3: Plantation Bag

B1: Noon Tide
B2: The Brown Queen

C1: Cascade
C2: Yesterday’s Tomorrow

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