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Art Hillary
Art (*1925 in New Orleans) was an American jazz pianist and organist. He played with Ella Fitzgerald, Milt Jackson, Sonny Stitt, Red Holloway, Harry "Sweets" Edison, Dexter Gordon, Blue Mitchell, Art Farmer, Teddy Edwards and many others. He died in 2011.


Papa John Creach
Grunt FTR-1003
released 1971
Papa John Creach, violin, vocals
Art Hillery, organ, piano
Rufus Anderson, guitar
Los Angeles Brass Section
Bobby Haynes, bass
Bobby Haynes, bass
I Want A Little Girl
Pablo Records 2310-866
released 1981
Eddie 'Cleanhead' Vinson, sax, vocals
Rashid Jamal Ali, sax
Martin Banks, trumpet
Cal Green, guitar
Art Hillary, piano, organ
John Heard, bass
Roy McCurdy, drums
Jazz At The Philharmonic 1983
Pablo Records 2310-882
released 1983
Eddie 'Lockjaw' Davis, tenor sax
Al Grey, trombone
Harry Edison, trumpet
Art Hillary, piano, organ
John Heard, bass
Roy McCurdy, drums
This Is The Place
Pablo Records 2312-138
recorded in Hollywood, CA/USA
released 1984
Ella Fitzgerald, vocals
Art Hillary, organ
Jimmy Rowles, piano
Marshal Royal, alto sax
Bob Cooper, tenor sax
Bill Watrous, trombone
Al Aarons, trumpet
Hubert Laws, flute
Ronald Langinger, flute
Wilbur Schwartz, flute
Bill Green, flute
David Allen Duke, French horn
Gale H. Robinson, French horn
Joe Meyer, French horn
Richard G. Klein, French horn
Joe Pass, guitar
Tommy Tedesco, guitar
Jim Hughart, bass
Shelly Manne, drums
One More Blues
Blue Phoenix 33724
released 1984
recorded March 1984 in Paris/France
Lowell Fulson, vocals, guitar
Phillip Walker, guitar
Mike Vannice, tenor sax
Art Hillary, piano, organ
Dennis Walker, bass
Johnny Tucker, drums
My Kind Of Trouble
Pablo Records 2310-935
released 1989
recorded August 1988 in Berkeley, CA/USA
Benny Carter, alto sax
Joe Pass, guitar
Art Hillery, organ
Andrew Simpkins, bass
Ronnie Bedford, drums

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