Considered by many to be the father of modern jazz guitar," Jim Hall
is revered by peers and audiences around the world. The previously unreleased recording, Valse Hot – Sweet Basil 1978,
captures the exciting, spontaneous musical dialogue between Jim Hall and bassist Red Mitchell
, featuring the legendary duo’s inventive and lyrical approach to jazz standards. One listen and you will agree that it is quite possibly the greatest jazz guitar recording in history.
Hear Jim and Red tear it up on the blues here
This incredible material is from Jim Hall and Red Mitchell’s famed 1978 residency at NYC’s Sweet Basil. Discovered on tapes in Jim’s basement, this music is finally available. ArtistShare is proud and honored to submit Valse Hot – Sweet Basil 1978
for this year’s Grammy nomination consideration for a historical album. Surprisingly, this significant guitarist has not yet received a Grammy award.
Learn more about the six fan-funded masterpieces by watching the video below.