|Hand in Hand|
|Studio album by|
|Recorded||December 16–18, 1992|
|Studio||BMG Studios, New York City|
|Producer||Orrin Keepnews, Mulgrew Miller|
|Mulgrew Miller chronology|
|The Los Angeles Times|
Hand in Hand is a studio album by American jazz pianist Mulgrew Miller with Kenny Garrett on alto saxophone, Joe Henderson on tenor saxophone, Eddie Henderson on trumpet, Steve Nelson on vibraphone, Christian McBride on bass, and Lewis Nash on drums.The record was released in 1992 by Novus Records. It is Miller's ninth album as a bandleader.
Scott Yanow of Allmusic wrote "Mulgrew Miller, a talented McCoy Tyner-influenced pianist, leads an all-star septet on much of this date. The main stars, however, are Miller's nine diverse originals which range from modal to Monkish. With tenor-saxophonist Joe Henderson appearing on five selections, trumpeter Eddie Henderson on six and altoist Kenny Garrett heard throughout the full CD, Miller has a perfect frontline to interpret his tricky but logical originals".
Zan Stewart of The Los Angeles Times noted "Pianist and composer Miller, making his Novus debut after eight sessions for Landmark, presents a splendid assortment of nine modern mainstream originals—one's by pianist Donald Brown—that are inventive, warm, visceral, swinging, direct and unabashedly musical.."
Leon McEntire of Delta Boogie stated "The instrumentation is varied throughout, going from quartet to sextet to septet, but with Mulgrew laying a solid foundation, harmonically, on his nine foot Steinway "D" Concert Grand Piano. He is very generous and leaves the bulk of the solo duties to the amazing crew he got to record this gem, but he plays with a feeling of exploration and history when he does solo".
|2.||"For Those Who Do"||Miller||6:41|
|3.||"Thinkin' out Loud"||Miller||7:56|
|5.||"Like the Morning"||Miller||5:24|
|6.||"Hand in Hand"||Miller||7:19|
|8.||"Waltz for Monk"||Donald Brown||5:51|
|9.||"Neither Here nor There"||Miller||8:55|
|Billboard Top Jazz Albums (1993)||17|
Mulgrew Miller was an American jazz pianist, composer, and educator. As a child he played in churches and was influenced on piano by Ramsey Lewis and then Oscar Peterson. Aspects of their styles remained in his playing, but he added the greater harmonic freedom of McCoy Tyner and others in developing as a hard bop player and then in creating his own style, which influenced others from the 1980s on.
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