“Sir” Roland Hanna (jazz pianist)

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One of the post-war talented and versatile pianist, Roland Hanna is also cruelly ignored by the average John Doe jazz fan.
"Sir" not only featured with Mingus and many others, he also recorded a good 30 albums under his own name and/or formations, although never for major labels (hence he's now somewhat forgotten).

Casual jazz listeners as well as ignoramus hardbop fans may try the excellent Freedom release Perugia for a starter.

Annotation last modified on 2006-06-12 14:42 UTC.



Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1971 Child of Gemini The Roland Hanna Trio 1
1988 Glove “Sir” Roland Hanna 1
1996 3 for All Jon Burr, “Sir” Roland Hanna, Bucky Pizzarelli 1
2003 Apres Un Reve “Sir” Roland Hanna With Ron Carter, Grady Tate 1
2005 Solo Piano “Sir” Roland Hanna 1

Album + Live

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1994 Maybeck Recital Hall Series, Volume Thirty-Two “Sir” Roland Hanna 1

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