Andrew Hill: Point of Departure (Blue Note Classic Vinyl Series) LP

Andrew Hill

Blue Note, 1965

Pianist and composer Andrew Hill debuted on Blue Note with a burst of creativity that produced 4 classic albums in 5 months including his 1964 masterpiece: Point of Departure, an album that was looking decades into the future of post-bop jazz. Hill’s extraordinary compositions are given thrilling performances by a diverse ensemble featuring Kenny Dorham, Joe Henderson, Eric Dolphy, Richard Davis, and Tony Williams.

This Blue Note Classic Vinyl Edition is stereo, all-analog, mastered by Kevin Gray from the original master tapes, and pressed on 180g vinyl at Optimal.


A1: Refuge
A2: New Monastery

B1: Spectrum
B2: Flight 19
B3: Dedication
  • Recorded - 21 March 1964, Van Gelder Studio, New Jersey
  • Recording Engineer - Alfred Lion