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Hampton Hawes

p, 1928-1977 US, Los Angeles
Musician of Jazz
A.k.a. Henry McDode

Hampton Barnett Hawes, Jr. (November 13, 1928 – May 22, 1977) was an American bebop and hard-bop jazz pianist, recognized as one of the finest and most influential of the 1950s. He was also the author of what is now a classic jazz memoir, Raise Up Off Me, which won the Deems-Taylor Award for music writing in 1975.

  • Piano
  • Electric piano
  • Bass guitar
  • Jazz
  • Latin
  • Blues
Popular Tracks   
You and the Night and the Music on Trios by Hampton Hawes
Crazeology - Instrumental on For Real! by Hampton Hawes
Yardbird Suite on Four! by Hampton Hawes
Thou Swell on Four! by Hampton Hawes
Round Midnight on Trios by Hampton Hawes
I Love You - Instrumental on For Real! by Hampton Hawes
There Will Never Be Another You on Four! by Hampton Hawes
Hip on For Real! by Hampton Hawes
Autumn in new york on Keep Loving by Hampton Hawes
Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams - Instrumental on For Real! by Hampton Hawes

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
Live At The Haig 1952Wardell Gray & Hampton Hawes2019Album
Hamp's PianoHampton Hawes2011Album
The Trio: Complete SessionsHampton Hawes2006Compil.
Northern Windows PlusHampton Hawes2003Compil.
Spanish StepsHampton Hawes2001Compil.
Bird SongHampton Hawes1999Album
Blues The MostHampton Hawes1998Compil.
Northern Windows PlusHampton Hawes1998Album
History Of Jazz Vol.8Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Mal Waldron, Barney Kessel, Dexter Gordon, Charles Mingus, Wardell Gray, Kenny Clarke, Hampton Hawes1996Compil.
Live At The MontmartreHampton Hawes1995Compil.
Midnight BluesJimmy Witherspoon, Harry Edison, Hampton Hawes, Teddy Edwards, Jimmy Bond1992Compil.
Blues For BudHampton Hawes1990Compil.
Everybody Likes Hampton Hawes, Vol. 3: The TrioHampton Hawes1990Album
Live In Montreux '71Hampton Hawes1990Album
1949-1957Sonny Criss Quartet Featuring Hampton Hawes1989Compil.
1949-1957Sonny Criss Quartet Featuring Hampton Hawes1989Album
Live At The Jazz Showcase In Chicago Volume TwoHampton Hawes, Cecil McBee, Roy Haynes1989Album
The SermonHampton Hawes1987Album
This Is Hampton Hawes Vol. 2: The TrioHampton Hawes1987Album
Pedro Iturralde Quartet Featuring Hampton HawesPedro Iturralde Quartet Featuring Hampton Hawes1986Album
Recorded Live At The Great American Music HallHampton Hawes1983Album
The Hampton Hawes Memorial Album - Original 1952-1956 RecordingsHampton Hawes1982Compil.
Live At The Jazz Showcase In Chicago Volume OneHampton Hawes, Cecil McBee, Roy Haynes1981Album
As Long As There's MusicCharlie Haden / Hampton Hawes1978Album
At The PianoHampton Hawes1978Album
Piano ImprovisationHampton Hawes1977Album
A Little Copenhagen Night MusicHampton Hawes1977Album
The Two Sides OfHampton Hawes1977Compil.
Black California (The Savoy Sessions)Sonny Criss, Slim Gaillard, Roy Porter Big Band With Eric Dolphy, Helen Humes, Harold Land, Hampton Hawes, Art Pepper1976Compil.
Jam SessionHampton Hawes1976Album
This Guy's In Love With YouHampton Hawes1975Album
The East/West ControversyHampton Hawes / Paul Chambers1975Album
Northern WindowsHampton Hawes1974Album
Blues For WallsHampton Hawes1973Album
I'm All SmilesHampton Hawes1973Album
Playin' In The YardHampton Hawes1973Album
UniverseHampton Hawes1972Album
Anglo American Jazz Phase 1Johnny Hawksworth Featuring Hampton Hawes1971Album
Spanish StepsHampton Hawes1971Album
Key For TwoHampton Hawes, Martial Solal1969Album
The ChallengeHampton Hawes1968Album
Hampton Hawes Jam SessionHampton Hawes1968Album
Curtis Fuller And Hampton Hawes With French HornsCurtis Fuller And Hampton Hawes1965Album
The Green Leaves Of SummerHampton Hawes1964Album
For Real!Hampton Hawes1961Album
Four!Hampton Hawes !!!! With Barney Kessel, Shelly Manne & Red Mitchell1959Album
West Coast Jazz ConcertDexter Gordon, Barney Kessel, Wardell Gray, Sonny Criss, Hampton Hawes, Harry Babasin, Howard McGhee1957Album
Mingus ThreeCharles Mingus With Hampton Hawes & Dannie Richmond1957Album
QuartetHampton Hawes1957Album
Everybody Likes Hampton Hawes, Vol. 3: The TrioHampton Hawes1956Album
This Is Hampton Hawes Vol. 2: The TrioHampton Hawes1956Album
Piano: East/WestFreddie Redd / Hampton Hawes1956Compil.
I Just Love Jazz Piano!Hampton Hawes, Herbie Nichols, John Mehegan, Paul Smith1955Compil.
Hollywood Jazz Session - Vol. 1Dexter Gordon / Wardell Gray / Howard McGhee / Trummy Young / Barney Kessel / Hampton Hawes, Ken Kennedy, Leroy Gray1952Album
Hollywood Jazz Session - Vol. 2Wardell Gray / Sonny Criss / Al Killian / William "Wild Bill" Moore / Gene Montgomery / Hampton Hawes, Russ Freeman, Ken Kennedy, Leroy Gray1952Album
HaigHampton Hawes1951Album
Bop After HoursHampton Hawes / Sonny Criss1948Album
Bopera - Part 7/ Unfinished BoperaHampton Hawes / William "Wild Bill" Moore1947Album
Night In TunisiaHampton HawesCompil.
Seven Classic AlbumsHampton HawesCompil.
Stereo Laboratory Series Vol. 34 Charlie Haden & Hampton HawesCharlie Haden & Hampton HawesCompil.
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