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THE ELOQUENT FISH ENSEMBLE: Jazz Meets Hōgaku

(HH 0230-2)

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A studio recording of this intercultural ensemble consisting of the Sagami Traditional Music Duo and the Ron Hadley Quartet.

Prelude; The Sadness Of Harajuku; Biwa Blues; Fish Dance; Shakubop Blues; Black Hair; Loan's World Limbo; Shadows On Pastry (All songs are Copyright 1990 by Ron Hadley)

(Click on underlined tunes to hear an MP3 sample.)

Personnel:

Toshiya Mizukawa - shakuhachi; Nahoko Ōhata - koto; Ron Hadley-piano; Jim Cameron - saxophones; Rick Kilburn - bass; Kelby MacNayr- drums

Copyright 2007 by Ron Hadley

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GAUCHE THE BASSIST

A Story by Kenji Miyazawa, Translated and Adapted by Ron Hadley

(HH 0231-2)

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An audio book with music. Kenji Miyazawa's well-known and well-loved story, "Gauche The Cellist", comes to life once again in this delightful adaptation for the double bass.

(Click on underlined items to hear MP3 sample excerpts.)

Excerpt 1; Excerpt 2; Excerpt 3

(Copyright 2008 by Ron Hadley)

Personnel:

Voices: John Hellum, Ron Hadley, Corinne James, Liam Hockley

Musicians: Wilmer Fawcett-double bass; Ron Hadley-percussion (via MIDI)

Cover Illustration: Keiko Ōtsuki

 

 

THE HARMONIC HATCHERY BAND

LEAVE IT ALL TO THE MUSIC (2001)

(HH 0227-2)

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Jazz, funk, quirky and humorous lyrics and more in an album for "kids" from age two to age one-hundred-twenty

 

1.Prologue 2.Leave It All To The Music 3.Chanson Stimulante 4.Birdcoat 5.What Bigfoot Needs . 6.Screebop 7.The Baby Song 8.Saxyderms 9.Cookin' For Kids 10.Midge's Wild Fridge 11.The North Woods Tango 12.Inside 13.Epilogue

(Click on underlined tunes to hear an MP3 sample.)

Music and Lyrics by jazz pianist Ron Hadley (ASCAP)

Personnel:

Ron Hadley: piano, all instruments (in real time via midi keyboard), sound samples & voice; Sue Klassen: voice; Gail Heavilin: voice; Jim Cameron: tenor & baritone saxophones; Jack Carder: trumpet & flugabone; Bob Neale: bass; Ray Brunelle: drums

Copyright 2001 by Ron Hadley

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THE RON HADLEY TRIO

THE OLD SCHOOL HOUSE JAZZ SESSIONS (2003)

(HH 0229-2)

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A February, 2003 live recording (at The Old School House Arts Centre in Qualicum Beach, B.C.) of this fine trio that places a high priority on ensemble listening and interactive improvisation

 

1, Out Of Nowhere (Heyman/Green) 2. Emily(Mandel/Mercer 3. Yesterdays (Kern/Harbach) 4. Watch What Happens (Legrand/Gimbel) 5. My Romance (Rogers/Hart) 6. Sophisticated Lady (Ellington/Parish/Mills) 7. Leah (Hadley) 8. The Saga of Harrison Crabfeathers (Kuhn) 9. All The Things You Are (Kern/Hammerstein)

(Click on underlined tunes to hear an MP3 sample.)

Personnel:

Ron Hadley-piano; Bob Neale-bass; Kelby MacNayr-drums

Copyright 2003 by Ron Hadley

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