Raise Up Off Me: A Portrait of Hampton Hawes

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Hampton Hawes [1928-1977] was one of jazz's greatest pianists. Among his peers from California the self-taught Hawes was second only to Oscar Peterson. At the time of his celebration as New Star of the Year by downbeat magazine (1956), Hawes was already struggling with a heroin addiction that would lead to his arrest and imprisonment, and the interruption of a brilliant career. In 1963 President John F. Kennedy granted Hawes an Executive Pardon. In eloquent and humorous language Hampton Hawes tells of a life of suffering ...

Raise Up Off Me: A Portrait of Hampton Hawes 2001, Da Capo Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781560253532

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Raise Up Off Me: A Portrait of Hampton Hawes 1979, Da Capo Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780306801013

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