Hazel Scott


Relaxed Piano Moods

  • Release Date: 17 Jul 1992
  • OJCCD-1702-2

It’s not that a young pianist gets a chance to record with the co-proprietors of the record company, but such was the case when Hazel Scott went into the Debut studios with no less than Charles Mingus and Max Roach. Scott (1920-1981) had enjoyed a long, varied, and rewarding career in nightclubs and concert halls, and on Broadway and radio. Adding to her glamorous aura was her marriage to Harlem’s controversial veteran Congressman, Rev. Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. On the aptly titled… MORE