Jim Hall – …Where Would I Be? (Full Album)

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…Where Would I Be? is an album by guitarist Jim Hall which was recorded in 1971 and first released on the Milestone label.

AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow:
Although the rhythm section was more “modern” than he usually used (keyboardist Benny Aronov, bassist Malcolm Cecil, and Airto Moreira on drums and percussion), guitarist Jim Hall (who always had a harmonically advanced style anyway) has little difficulty adapting to the fresh setting. Highlights of the well-rounded CD reissue include Hall’s “Simple Samba,” “Baubles, Bangles and Beads,” an unaccompanied “I Should Care,” and Milton Nascimento’s “Vera Cruz.” (https://goo.gl/xjj9jb).

Track listing:
All compositions by Jim Hall except where noted.

“Simple Samba” – 4:18
“Where Would I Be?” (Jane Herbert) – 5:11
“Careful” – 4:54
“Baubles, Bangles, & Beads” (Robert Wright, George Forrest) – 3:26
“Minotaur” – 8:08
“I Should Care” (Axel Stordahl, Paul Weston, Sammy Cahn) – 3:50
“Vera Cruz” (Milton Nascimento) – 3:55
“Goodbye, My Love” (Herbert) – 5:37

Personnel:
Jim Hall – guitar
Benny Aronov – piano, electric piano (tracks 1-5, 7 & 8)
Malcolm Cecil – bass (tracks 1-5, 7 & 8)
Airto Moreira – drums, percussion (tracks 1-5, 7 & 8)

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Released: 1972
Recorded: July 1971
Studio Mediasound Studios, NYC
Length: 39:19
Label: Milestone
MSP 9037
Producer: Dick Katz

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