SCCD 31094 New York Hilton / Hilton Ruiz Trio

American-Puerto Rican Hilton Ruiz (b. May 29, 1952 in New York) was classically trained as a child, played in Latin bands as a teenager and later studied jazz with Mary Lou Williams. This is Hilton’s third album on SteepleChase. (earlier releases SCCD 31036 “Piano Man” & SCCD 31078 “Excition” )

“… he is a dazzling jazzman and one of the most refreshing pianists I’ve heard in years….as gifted an allrounder as you could wish to hear …”(Jazz Journal)

1. Blues for Mary Lou (Hilton Ruiz)
2. Vierd lullaby (Babs Gonzales)
3. Midtown madness (Hilton Ruiz)
4. African ripples (Fats Waller)
5. Libertad ahorra (K. Zawadi)
6. New York Hilton (Hilton Ruiz)
7. Stepping into beauty (Roland Kirk)

UPC/EAN: 716043109425