SCCD 31078 Excition / Hilton Ruiz Quintet
Classically trained Hilton gave a concert at the Carnegie Recital Hall at the age of 8. Later he studied jazz with Mary Lou Williams.
This is his second recording for SteepleChase following the highly claimed debut album with his trio “Piano Man” (SCCD 31026). Young Hilton put his dream quintet together with the four veterans on each instrument.
1. Dedicated to the cooker (Hilton Ruiz)
2. Excition (Frank Foster)
3. The house that love built (Frank Foster)
4. Blues for Becky (Richard Williams)
5. Origin (Pharoah Sanders)