Albert Nicholas and Herb Hall: Clarinet Duets

When clarinettist Herb Hall came to Britain in 1981 for a short residency at Soho’s Dean Street Pizza Express and a tour that took in Thetford and Cambridge, he worked with the Trevor Richards New Orleans Trio, plus Alyn on bass. The second half of this CD was recorded at the Pizza Express on 19 March 1981, during the afternoon before that evening’s gig.

The line-up: Herbie Hall and John Defferary, cl; Bob Barton, p; Alyn Shipton, b; Trevor Richards, d.


Blue Skies

What Is This Thing Called Love

Creole Love Call

Oh Baby

Soho Jump