Hilton Ruiz – Steppin’ Into Beauty (SCCD 31158)

SCCD 31158 Steppin' Into Beauty / Hilton Ruiz Trio/Quintet “…. Born in Puerto Rico, he has a profound understanding of an impressive range of popular forms – samba, soca, clave – and makes them an integral element in his writing …” (The Penguin Guide to JAZZ) “….a dazzling jazzman and one of the most refreshing […]

Hilton Ruiz – Excition (SCCD 31078)

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 […]