Another hardbopper, Elmo Hope came on the scene at the same time as Bud Powell and Thelonious Monk, but was most likened to the funky Herbie Nichols.
“A great and fine composer and remains one of America’s well kept secrets”.
– Roswell Rudd
Here are two struttin’ tracks in trio and quintet formats:
Here are two recordings with his wife Bertha, also a pianist!