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Al Haig - Trio And Quintet!

Label: Prestige - P-7841 • Series: Prestige Historical Series • Format: Vinyl LP, Compilation, Reissue • Country: US • Genre: Jazz • Style: Bop
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Alan Warren Haig July 19, — November 16, [1] was an American jazz pianistbest known as one of the pioneers of bebop.

Haig was born in Newark, New Jersey and raised in nearby Nutley. The Gillespie quintet, which included Haig, recorded four 78 r. For much of the s and s, "Haig was all but a forgotten giant", Al Haig - Trio And Quintet!

Brian Case's words; "Jazz pianism, ever more percussive in a crass simplification Freddy Krüger - Böhse Onkelz - Tanz Der Vampire [Bud] Powell's methods, had no room for the crystalline touch and swift, logical turnover of ideas.

Haig got by with semi-cocktail piano in New York bars. His work was the subject of a revival Dream Version - The Pleasure - Simple World the s.

In Haig was acquitted of a murder charge. He had been accused of strangling his third wife, Bonnie, at their Al Haig - Trio And Quintet! in Clifton, New Jerseyon October 9, Rough Trade - L.D.

Levy - Ring had said in evidence that his wife had been drunk, and had died in a fall down a flight of stairs. She describes Bonnie's story in detail, describing an underside to Haig that included a history of serial domestic abuse. Rutan notes that several family members sounded alarm bells regarding Haig's violent personality that went unheeded. She quotes bassist Hal Gaylor, who was talking with Haig before a performance at the Edison Hotel lounge in the early seventies, when Haig admitted to him he had caused Bonnie's death.

This kick-started his re-emergence and, over the next eight years, he built a strong following in Europe and toured several times, recording in the UK and France, and appearing elsewhere. He also recorded for several Japanese labels. Haig died from a heart attack on November 16, Main sources: [8] [9]. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article is about the pianist. For the U. Kernfeld, Barry ed. The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz.

Oxford University Press. Accessed November 9, University of California Press. Down Beat. August 7, Death of a Bebop Wife. Gerald November 17, The New York Times. The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings 9th ed. Namespaces Article Talk.

Views Read Edit View history. By Al Haig - Trio And Quintet! this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. New JazzSpotlite. Trio, with Bill Crow bassLee Abrams drums. Trio, with Gilbert Rovere bassKenny Clarke drums.

Piano Interpretation. Trio, with Jamil Nasser bassFrank Gant drums. Trio, with Jamil Nasser bassTony Martin drums.


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  1. Al Haig, Max Roach, Kenny Dorham, James Moody - Al Haig: Trio and Quintet - Original Recordings - meztishakarlandanayaforcehammer.infoinfo Music/5(41).
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  3. = Original Jazz Classics OJCCD Al Haig Trio And Sextets Featuring Stan Getz And Wardell Gray * Dawn DEP Al Haig Quintet * Seeco Al Haig - Five Star / Sugar Hill Bop * Seeco Al Haig - In A Pinch / Talk Of The Town * Dawn Al Haig - Talk Of The Town / Pennies From Heaven Charlie Parker Quintet.
  4. Biography. Haig was born in Newark, New meztishakarlandanayaforcehammer.infoinfo he majored in piano at Oberlin College. He started playing with Dizzy Gillespie and Charlie Parker in , and performed and recorded under Gillespie from to , as a member of Eddie Davis and His Beboppers in (also featuring Fats Navarro), and the Eddie Davis Quintet in , under Parker from to , and under Stan.
  5. Trio and quartet sessions from the final period before pianist Al Haig would drop out of the jazz scene for several years. These dates are quite uneven, as would be expected, almost mirroring the difference between when Haig was physically functioning and when he wasn't.9/

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