blues,bop &beyond

with will constantine jr

Thursday, June 8, 2006
11:00 to 13:00
Rock/etc
other shows

Artist Song Album Label Comments
Hilton Ruiz Naima A Moment's Notice Novus / BMG / RCA 1991 release, Hilton on piano with Kenny Garrett featured on alto sax. Today's show is a tribute to the late pianist who passed away at 54.
Hilton Ruiz Something Grand Something Grand Novus 1987 release.
Hilton Ruiz Message from the Chief El Camino Novus 1988 release.
Hilton Ruiz Eastern Vibrations El Camino Novus Same as above, Hilton being joined by Lew Soloff, Dick Griffin, Sam Rivers, Rodney Jones, Andy & Jerry Gonzalez, Steve Berrios, Endel Dueno and Jose Alexis Diaz.
Hilton Ruiz Footprints Live at Birdland Candid 1993 release with David Sanchez, Peter Brainin, Andy Gonzalez, Steve Berrios and Giovanni Hidalgo.
Hilton Ruiz Scottish Blues Doin' it Right Novus / BMG / RCA 1990 release with Don Cherry, Jimmy Rowser, Steve Berrios and Daniel Ponce.
Hilton Ruiz Goin' Back to New Orleans Strut Novus 1989 release with Mongo Santamaria on congas.
Hilton Ruiz A New York Story A New York Story self-released 2004 date with George Coleman, Leon Dorsey and Grady Tate.
Tito Puente's Golden Latin Jazz All Stars New Arrival "Live" at the Village Gate Sony / Tropijazz / RMM 1992 release, Hilton being featured as composer and pianist on this track with Tito on timbales.
Afro Blue Band Afro Blue Impressions Milestone 1995 release, Hilton's piano joined by Mario Rivera (soprano sax), Arthur Barron (Tenor, alto and flute), Steve Neil (bass), Jerry Gonzalez (congas), Steve Berrios ( bells and Shekere) and Phoenix Rivera on drums.
Tito Puente's Golden Latin Jazz All Stars Obsesion "In Session" RMM / Tropijazz 1998 release, Tito on timbales, Hilton Ruiz on piano as well as Dave Valentin, Mario Rivera, Giovanni Hidalgo, Charlie Sepulveda, Ignacio Berroa and Andy Gonzalez.
Rahsaan Roland Kirk Hey Babebips Simmer, Reduce, Garnish and Serve Warner Bros. 1995 release, Hulton Ruiz on keyboards.