Richard Hall

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03/18/12    Albums

does Nate Chinen know his gospel tunes?

Nate Chinen's review copy of "Come Sunday" must include different tunes from the version actually released because the opening track--labelled "Take My Hand Precious Lord" on the jacket and in Nate's column--is actually "Must Jesus Bear the Cross Alone...

03/18/12    Albums

does Nate Chinen know his gospel tunes?

Nate Chinen's review copy of "Come Sunday" must include different tunes from the version actually released because the opening track--labelled "Take My Hand Precious Lord" on the jacket and in Nate's column--is actually "Must Jesus Bear the Cross Alone...

10/30/11    Community Articles

loud music is still loud noise

It's time to turn it down.

05/29/11    Community Articles

We still don't know what jazz singing is

The article about Curt Elling was interesting but, based on the title, I was expecting something a little more normative. As far as I can tell, those “slippery parameters of vocal jazz” were not identified or discussed at all other than in the intro? When...

01/17/11    Community Articles

Is jazz today fun to listen to?

Has the movement to conservatory-trained jazz musicians stifled some aspects of the music while over-emphasizing another?

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About Richard Hall

A jazz listener since the age of 15, he has contributed reviews and articles to high school and nonprofit organization newsletters. Richard Hall is also a former board member of two nonprofit organizations in the music field. An amateur pianist who likes to play jazz-flavored versions of Great American Songbook tunes.

Richard Hall joined the JazzTimes community on Dec 19, 2010