Ever heard of a virtuoso jazz pianist named Hasaan Ibn Aly? No, me neither. Well, not until this LP arrived in the post. Hassan appears to be that rarity, the gifted but truly forgotten, virtually unknown contemporary jazz pianist. Known to just a handful of musician in 1964 he turned up in New York one day and ran into trumpeter Kenny Dorham. Kenny contacted Max Roach to ask if they could help him. Max replied instantly "Help him? Sure we can help him".
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