On Jim and Jimmy: The Enduring Influence of Jim Hall's Time with Jimmy Giuffre

December 2019

You don’t need to be particularly hip to dig that Jim Hall is, well, The Man. When The Universe gets its shit together and jazz gets its due, the Hudson River Palisades will be home to a Jazz Guitar Mount Rushmore, bearing the visages of Django, CC, Wes and Jim, no doubt. That said, you probably need to be a click or two hipper to recognize that deep in the Jim Hall oeuvre, before the duo records with Pat Metheny, Ron Carter and the Bills (Frisell and Evans), before the stints with Sonny Rollins, Paul Desmond and Stan Gets, just...

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