John Hicks is a superb pianist--his take on "Turn Out the Stars," the Bill Evans standard, is some of the best stuff in jazz. "Everytime We Say Goodbye" has such perfect lush patience and "Expectations" will relax you beyond repair. A great jazz album--certainly worth buying.5/5(2). Reviewed in the United States on May 3, This album is EXCELLENT. John Hicks is a superb pianist--his take on "Turn Out the Stars," the Bill Evans standard, is some of the best stuff in jazz. "Everytime We Say Goodbye" has such perfect lush patience 5/5(2). Discogs: CD, Beyond Expectation. リリースのクレジット、レビュー、トラックを確認し、購入。/5(4).
John Hicks was 51 when, in , he recorded Beyond Expectations for the independent Reservoir label, and at that age no one was demanding that the veteran pianist reinvent the jazz wheel. However, it wasn't unreasonable to ask that he show some imagination when it came to choosing material. 3 1/2 STARS PENGUIN GUIDE TO JAZZ PERSONNEL: JOHN HICKS, piano RAY DRUMMOND, bass MARVIN "SMITTY" SMITH, drums Englewood Cliffs, N.J., September 1, TRACKS: Expectations Once I Loved Every Time We Say Goodbye There Is No Greater Love Up Jumped Spring Peace Stella By Starlight Au Privave Turn Out The Stars. The album was recorded at Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, on September 1, The musicians were pianist John Hicks, bassist Ray Drummond, and drummer Marvin "Smitty" Smith. Release. Beyond Expectations was released by Reservoir Records. Reception. out of 5 stars Well Beyond Expectations Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 15 October John Hicks established a reputation of being a superb accompanist, having come through the ranks with Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers, Hank Mobley, Woody 5/5(1). John Hicks: Beyond Expectation (CD, Album) Reservoir (2) RSR CD US: Sell This Version: SSCD John Hicks With Walter Booker And Louis Hayes: John Hicks With Walter Booker And Louis Hayes - Gentle Rain. * Nilva Records (Swi) NQ John Hicks/Elise Wood Inc. - Luminous = Evidence ECD John Hicks/Elise Wood Inc - Luminous. John Hicks - Ray Drummond Duo. John Hicks, piano; Ray Drummond, bass # Bear West Studios, San Francisco, CA, June 14, & August 4,
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