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Hi-Fly is a studio album by American jazz pianist Horace Parlan, featuring performances recorded in 1978 and released on the Danish-based SteepleChase label.[1] The album was produced using direct to disc recording and the CD reissue included alternate takes of all six tracks.[2]

Hi-Fly
Hi-Fly (album).jpg
Studio album by
Released1978
RecordedFebruary 15, 1978
GenreJazz
Length71:59
LabelSteepleChase
Horace Parlan chronology
Goin' Home
(1977)
Hi-Fly
(1978)
Blue Parlan
(1978)

ReceptionEdit

Allmusic writer Ken Dryden gave the album 4 out of 5 stars and stated: "The ease with which Parlan and Raney handle "Hi-Fly" over Little's walking bass is the mark of masters."[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic     [2]

Track listingEdit

  1. "Hi-Fly" (Randy Weston) - 6:58
  2. "'Round About Midnight" (Thelonious Monk) - 7:29
  3. "Once I Loved" (Vinícius de Moraes, Ray Gilbert, Antônio Carlos Jobim) - 4:45
  4. "Darn That Dream" (Eddie DeLange, Jimmy Van Heusen) - 7:02
  5. "Who Cares?" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 5:33
  6. "West Coast Blues" (Wes Montgomery) - 4:44
  7. "Hi-Fly" [alternate take] (Weston) - 6:36 Bonus track on CD reissue
  8. "'Round About Midnight" [alternate take] (Monk) - 7:27 Bonus track on CD reissue
  9. "Once I Loved" [alternate take] (DeMoraes, Gilbert, Jobim) - 4:49 Bonus track on CD reissue
  10. "Darn That Dream" [alternate take] (DeLange, Van Heusen) - 6:53 Bonus track on CD reissue
  11. "Who Cares?" [alternate take] (Gershwin, Gershwin) - 5:15 Bonus track on CD reissue
  12. "West Coast Blues" [alternate take] (Montgomery) - 4:28 Bonus track on CD reissue

PersonnelEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ SteepleChase Records catalog accessed September 23, 2010
  2. ^ a b c Dryden, Ken. Review: Hi-Fly. Allmusic. Retrieved on 2010-09-23.