Elmo Hope

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!

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s