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Al Haig Trio: One Day Session- Vogue & Esoteric Recordings (CD: Fresh Sound)Al Haig Trio: One Day Session- Vogue & Esoteric Recordings (CD: Fresh Sound)
Al Haig (1924-1982) was still on his twenties when he became one of the first influential bebop pianists, having played in the Forties in groups led by Diz, Bird, Wardell Gray, and Stan Getz among others. Haig’s was a singing approach to the piano as well as a swinging one. He played with unusual sensitivity and taste, always lightly energized by an easily flowing pulsation. Al was no stomper, but he was far from fragile. This long one-day session was originally produced by Henri Renaud, the French jazz pianist, when he visited New York in the very early part of 1954. Al’s melodic improvisations get firm, unobtrusive support from drummer Lee Abrams, and bassist Bill Crow. This set was especially valuable because, in the early Fifties,Haig had been all-too-infrequently heard on records and, at 31, he proved he still had an important place in the modern jazz field. (Fresh Sound Records) 


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Al Haig Trio: Al Haig Today! (CD: Fresh Sound)
 


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Al Haig Trio: Al Haig Today! (CD: Fresh Sound)


Al Haig Trio: Invitation (CD: Spotlite)Al Haig Trio: Invitation (CD: Spotlite)
with Gilbert 'Bibi' Rovere (bass) and Kenny Clarke (drums) 


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Al Haig- Jamil Nasser Combo: Expressly Ellington (CD: Spotlite)
 


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Al Haig- Jamil Nasser Combo: Expressly Ellington (CD: Spotlite)


Al Haig Trio: Un Poco Loco (CD: Spotlite)Al Haig Trio: Un Poco Loco (CD: Spotlite)
 


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Al Haig Trio: Enigma (CD: Jazz Ball)
Two impressive 1977 trio sessions by the great Al Haig - plus, as a bonus, five amazing piano solo tracks. 8 tracks appear here on CD for the first time ever. One of the most exquisite bebop pianists, Haig plays a mixture of tunes here, including many compositions by Bird and Diz. (Discovery Records) 


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Al Haig Trio: Enigma (CD: Jazz Ball)


Al Haig with University College School All Stars: Bebop Live (CD: Spotlite)Al Haig with University College School All Stars: Bebop Live (CD: Spotlite)
Featuring Peter King, Art Themen, Kenny Baldock & Allan Ganley 


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Al Haig with University College School All Stars: Bebop Live 2 (CD: Spotlite)
 


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Al Haig with University College School All Stars: Bebop Live 2 (CD: Spotlite)


Al Haig: Ornithology (CD: Progressive)Al Haig: Ornithology (CD: Progressive)
with Jamil Nasser (bass) & Frank Gant (drums). Recorded New York, July 1977. 


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