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Jan Hammer: The First Seven Days

Keyboardist Jan Hammer recorded an album in 1975 called The First Seven Days (Columbia/Legacy). Like Duke Ellington’s sacred concerts and John Coltrane’s A Love Supreme, it was musician as preacher or philosopher. The First Seven Days has been lying dormant in Columbia’s vaults for almost 30 years waiting to be reissued in whole (some parts have been released on other Hammer albums).

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