Focus (Bill Hardman album)

Home is an album by American jazz trumpeter Bill Hardman which was recorded in 1980 but not released on the Muse label until 1984.[1][2][3][4][5]

Focus
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Studio album by
Released1984
RecordedApril 17, 1980
StudioSound Heights Studio, Brooklyn, NY
GenreJazz
Length38:14
LabelMuse
MR 5259
ProducerFred Seibert
Bill Hardman chronology
Home
(1978)
Focus
(1984)
Politely
(1981)

ReceptionEdit

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic     [6]

The AllMusic review by Scott Yanow stated, "Always a bit underrated and overshadowed, trumpeter Bill Hardman was a solid soloist in the tradition of Clifford Brown. He led three Muse albums during 1978-81, of which this was the second. ... Hardman is heard in top form".[6]

Track listingEdit

  1. "Avila & Tequila" (Hank Mobley) − 6:04
  2. "Cubicle" (Walter Bishop Jr.) − 6:15
  3. "Too Little, Too Late" (Bill Lee) − 6:04
  4. "Focus" (Tadd Dameron) − 5:32
  5. "My One and Only Love" (Guy Wood, Robert Mellin) − 9:10
  6. "Minority" (Basheer Qusim) − 5:09

PersonnelEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Muse Records listing accessed February 6, 2018
  2. ^ Jazzlists: Bill Hardman discography accessed February 6, 2018
  3. ^ Bill Hardman catalog accessed February 6, 2018
  4. ^ Jazzlists: Muse LP series discography: 5250 to 5299 accessed February 6, 2018
  5. ^ Bill Hardman Leader Entry accessed February 7, 2018
  6. ^ a b Yanow, Scott. Focus – Review at AllMusic. Retrieved February 6, 2018.