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Nick Hempton, “Change For A Dollar [Catch and Release #8]” (2015): One Track Mind

Nick Hempton, “Change For A Dollar [Catch and Release #8]” (2015): One Track Mind

Here’s a review of the last song from Nick Hempton’s ‘Catch and Release’ series. “Change For A Dollar” features his base quartet plus tenorman Jerry Weldon.

Nick Hempton, “Catch Up [Catch and Release #7]” (2015): One Track Mind

Nick Hempton, “Catch Up [Catch and Release #7]” (2015): One Track Mind

Here is a review of the seventh song from Nick Hempton’s ‘Catch and Release’ series. “Catch Up” features his base quartet playing a little free form jazz.

Nick Hempton, “Nordberg Suite [Catch and Release #6]” (2015): One Track Mind

Here is a review of the sixth song from Nick Hempton’s ‘Catch and Release’ series. “Nordberg Suite” features Bruce Harris on trumpet — and no drums.

Nick Hempton, “Target Practice [Catch and Release #5]” (2015): One Track Mind

Here’s Nick Hempton’s fifth song is his ‘Catch and Release’ series, “Target Practice,” featuring Hempton on tenor fronting a classic, jazz quartet.

Nick Hempton, “Montauk Mosey [Catch and Release #4]” (2014): One Track Mind

Here is a review of Nick Hempton’s “Montauk Mosey,” a nightcap tune done up faithfully in the classic jazz style.

One Track Mind: Nick Hempton, “Catch and Release” (2014)

Write, record and release a new jazz tune every six weeks for a year? Nick Hempton could be onto something good.

Nick Hempton – Odd Man Out (2013)

Saxophonist Nick Hempton follows up on his sharp, post-bop effort The Business with another polished gem of the jazz form, Odd Man Out.

Half Notes: Nick Hempton – The Business (2011)

Australian native alto sax practitioiner Nick Hempton is distingished by his smooth tone and direct delivery. The Business is distinguished by a few things, too. First of all, Hempton is joined by Art Hirahara, is in-demand session pianist who last spring delivered a solid album himself. Secondly, Hempton’s eight originals are all dulcet, deviating and resolutely swinging. Hempton shifts gearsRead More

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