Andrew Hill's music has been in the HurdAudio Rotation lately and I've consistently been struck by the quality of his playing and especially by his accomplishments as a composer. There is sadness in his passing and love for the music he leaves behind.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Andrew Hill, a groundbreaking jazzman, pianist and composer known for his complex post-bop style, died early Friday, his record label announced. He was 75.
Some outpouring of that love around the blogs: Foxy Digitalis, Fonocaptador, The Friday Riff, Tom Hull - on the web, The Jazzcat, Radio Mute Forum, Foucault's Lunchbox, Perfect Sounds, Fojazz, Gapersblock, SFBG, Time Out NY and JazzHQ.