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First Edition (George Shearing and Jim Hall album)

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First Edition
Studio album by
Released1981
RecordedSeptember 1981
GenreJazz
Length38:10
LabelConcord CJ 177[1]
ProducerCarl Jefferson
George Shearing chronology
Alone Together
(1981)
First Edition
(1981)
An Evening with George Shearing & Mel Tormé
(1982)
Jim Hall chronology
Concierto De Aranjuez
(1981)
First Edition
(1981)
Circles
(1981)

First Edition is a 1981 album by the jazz pianist George Shearing and the guitarist Jim Hall.[2]

Reception

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[2]

Scott Yanow reviewed the album for Allmusic describing it as a "tasteful set" and that the music "challenge[d] the pair and their quiet and subtle styles match together well", concluding that it was an "interesting and somewhat unexpected musical collaboration".[2]

Track listing

  1. "Street of Dreams" (Sam M. Lewis, Victor Young) – 4:06
  2. "To Antonio Carlos Jobim" (George Shearing) –3:15
  3. "Careful" (Jim Hall) – 5:54
  4. "I See Nothing to Laugh About" (Marvin Fisher) – 5:09
  5. "Without Words" (Hall) – 5:03
  6. "I Hear a Rhapsody" (Jack Baker, George Fragos, Dick Gasparre) – 3:41
  7. "To Tommy Flanagan" (Shearing) – 5:10
  8. "Emily" (Johnny Mandel, Johnny Mercer)–5:52

Personnel

Production

References

  1. ^ "George Shearing & Jim Hall – First Edition (Vinyl, LP)". discogs.com. Retrieved 2016-06-26.
  2. ^ a b c First Edition at AllMusic
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