All compositions by Elmo Hope except as indicated. It's a Lovely Day Today" (Irving Berlin) - 2:56. All the Things You Are" (Oscar Hammerstein II, Jerome Kern) - 3:38. Lucky Strike" - 2:38.
Although Elmo Hope was one of the more interesting jazz composers of the 1950s, the emphasis on his trio set with bassist John Ore and drummer Willie Jones is on Hope's piano playing. Influenced greatly by Bud Powell (his contemporary), Hope performs standards (such as "All the Things You Are" and "Falling in Love with Love") along with some originals, most of which are based on the chord changes of earlier songs.
Elmo Hope Trio is an album by jazz pianist Elmo Hope recorded in 1959 and originally released on the Hifijazz label but rereleased on Contemporary Records. Bop and straight-ahead jazz fans wanting to hear a talented pianist play fresh tunes should explore Elmo Hope's valuable music". All compositions by Elmo Hope except as indicated.
I Don't Stand (A Ghost Of A Chance With You). I'm In The Mood For Love.
|1||All the Things You Are Oscar Hammerstein II / Jerome Kern||Elmo Hope Trio feat: Elmo Hope||3:38|
|2||I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You Bing Crosby / Ned Washington / Victor Young||Elmo Hope Trio feat: Elmo Hope||3:22|
|3||Falling in Love With Love Lorenz Hart / Richard Rodgers||Elmo Hope Trio feat: Elmo Hope||4:24|
|4||Quit It Elmo Hope||Elmo Hope Trio feat: Elmo Hope||2:53|
|5||Hua||Elmo Hope Trio feat: Elmo Hope||4:55|
|6||My Heart Stood Still Lorenz Hart / Richard Rodgers||Elmo Hope Trio feat: Elmo Hope||3:46|
|7||It's a Lovely Day Today Irving Berlin||Elmo Hope Trio feat: Elmo Hope||2:56|
|8||I'm in the Mood for Love Dorothy Fields / Jimmy McHugh||Elmo Hope Trio feat: Elmo Hope||3:22|
|9||Lucky Strike Elmo Hope||Elmo Hope Trio feat: Elmo Hope||2:38|
|10||Blue Mo Elmo Hope||Elmo Hope Trio feat: Elmo Hope||4:24|
|11||Elmo's Fire Elmo Hope||Elmo Hope Trio feat: Elmo Hope||6:40|
CreditsIrving Berlin - Composer
Bing Crosby - Composer
Dorothy Fields - Composer
Ira Gitler - Liner Notes
Oscar Hammerstein II - Composer
Lorenz Hart - Composer
Elmo Hope - Composer, Performer, Piano, Primary Artist
Elmo Hope Trio - Primary Artist
Elvin Jones - Drums
Willie Jones - Drums
Jerome Kern - Composer
Jimmy McHugh - Composer
John Ore - Bass
Richard Rodgers - Composer
Rudy Van Gelder - Engineer
Ned Washington - Composer
Victor Young - Composer