+ Freddie Hubbard, Sam Rivers, Andrew Hill, Richard
Davis, Joe Chambers
*** digitally remastered by Rudy van Gelder
Today Bobby Hutcherson is one of the established giants of mainstream modern jazz. But in 1965, He was on the cutting edge of experimentation, working with Jackie McLean, Eric Dolphy, Andrew Hill and Archie Shepp. The personnel on Dialogue, his first album as a leader to be released, reads like a who's who of the creative front in jazz at the time: trumpeter Freddie Hubbarrd, reedman Sam Rivers, pianist / composer Andrew Hill, bassist Richard Davis and drummer / composer Joe Chambers. Rudy Van Gelder's vivid recording style captures all nuances of this amazing album.
Added to the original LP is Andrew Hill's "Jasper" from the session. Produced by Alfred Lion. Recording engineer: Rudy Van Gelder. Recorded at the Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey on April 3, 1965. Remastered in 2001 by Rudy Van Gelder. All transfers from the analog tapes to digital were made at 24-bit resolution. The Players: Bobby Hutcherson: Vibes & Marimba Freddie Hubbard: Trumpet Sam Rivers: Tenor Sax, Soprano Sax, Bass Clarinet & Flute Andrew Hill: Piano Richard Davis: Bass Joe Chambers: Drums.