Joe Pass

Joe Pass In Hamburg - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9100-2
  • Barcode: 6 14427 91002 8
  • German Release: 01/07/1997
  • Genre: Guitar Jazz, US-Jazz

"Ein unverzichtbares Tondokument, das in keiner Jazz-Sammlung fehlen darf!" (HOT CLUB NEWS)

Only digitally available

Pass was without any doubt one of the greatest jazz guitarists ever. His death at the age of 65, a little more than two years after the later tracks of this album were recorded, was a tremendous loss to jazz and so the release of any hitherto unissued material by this outstanding virtuoso is very much to be welcomed. This is what Pete Welding once wrote about Joe Pass:" of the foremost guitarists in jazz; a superlative, immensely satisfying improviser whose work has always been marked by flawless musicianship, deep harmonic resourcefulness, and almost inexhaustible melodic fertility and, not least, crisp, unerring swing." This is what John William Hardy once wrote about Joe Pass:"...a stunning practitioner of the art of jazz, a complete musician possessing great maturity, improvisational genius and a communica...

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Joe Pass - guitar
NDR Bigband conducted by Jiggs Wigham
NDR Bigband and Radio Philharmonie Hannover conducted by [[Lex Jasper]]

Recording Information

Soundengineers: Hannes Carstens, Michael Plötz
Mastering: Radu Marinescu
Produced by Kurt Giese and Wolfgang Kunert / NDR Norddeutscher Rundfunk, Hamburg, Germany