Jim Hall CDs


Jazz Guitar: Jim Hall Trio with Carl Perkins (piano) and Red Mitchell (bass) – recorded in Los Angeles, January 1957, for Pacific Jazz.


Good Friday Blues: The Modest Jazz Trio with Red Mitchell (piano) and Red Kelly (bass) – recorded in Los Angeles, April 1960, for Liberty/Pacific.

It’s Nice to Be With You: Jim Hall in Berlin with Jimmy Woode (bass) and Daniel Humair (drums) – recorded in Berlin, Germany, June 1969 for MPS.


Where Would I Be? Ben Arnov (keyboards), Malcolm Cecil (bass) and Airto Moreira (drums & percussion) – recorded in New York, 1971, for Milestone.

Concierto with Chet Baker (trumpet), Paul Desmond (alto sax), Sir Roland Hanna (piano), Ron Carter (bass) and Steve Gadd (drums) – recorded in New Jersey, April 1975, for CTI.

Jim Hall Live in Toronto with Don Thompson (bass) and Terry Clarke (drums) – recorded live at Bourbon Street in Toronto, Canada, for A&M/Horizon

Commitment with Art Farmer (flugelhorn), Tommy Flanagan (piano), Ron Carter (bass), Allan Ganley (drums), Don Thompson (piano), Jane Hall (vocal), Terry Clarke (drums) – recorded in New York, June 1976, for A&M/Horizon.

Jim Hall Live in Tokyo with Don Thompson (bass) and Terry Clarke (drums) – recorded live at Nakano Sun-Plaza Hall in Japan, October 1976, for A&M/Horizon, Japan. (Reissued on CD, Paddlewheel, 2002. No longer available.)

Jazz Impressions of Japan* with Don Thompson (piano and bass) and Terry Clarke (drums) – recorded in Tokyo, November 1976, for A&M/Horizon. (Reissued CD, Paddlewheel, 2002. No longer available.)

Jim Hall & Red Mitchell duo recorded live at Sweet Basil, January 1978 for Artists House. (No longer available.)


Circles: The Jim Hall Trio with Don Thompson (piano & bass), Terry Clarke (drums) and Rufus Reid (bass) – recorded in New York, March 1981, for Concord.

Three with Steve LaSpina (bass) and Akira Tana (drums) – recorded in New York, January 1986, for Concord.

The Jim Hall Trio: These Rooms featuring Tom Harrell (trumpet, flugelhorn) with Steve LaSpina (bass) and Joey Baron (drums) – recorded in New York, February 1988, for Denon.


All Across the City with Gil Goldstein (keyboards), Steve LaSpina (bass), Terry Clarke (drums) – recorded in New York, May 1989, for Concord.

Live at Town Hall (Volumes 1 & 2) with Ron Carter (bass), Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone), Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax), Don Thompson (piano & bass), Gary Burton (vibes), Steve LaSpina (bass), Terry Clarke (drums), and the Classic Heritage Ensemble, Gil Goldstein (keyboards), Mick Goodrick (guitar), John Abercrombie (guitar), Peter Bernstein (guitar), John Scofield (guitar) – recorded in NewYork, June 1990, for Music Masters.

Subsequently with Larry Goldings (piano and organ), Steve LaSpina (bass) Terry Clarke (drums), Rasmus Lee (tenor sax), Toots Thielemans (harmonica) – recorded in New York, 1992, for Music Masters.

Youkali (CTI) originally tracks recorded in 1988, and augmented and released in 1992 by CTI.

Something Special with Larry Goldings (piano) and Steve LaSpina – recorded in New York, March 1993, for Music Masters.

Dedications & Inspirations Solo recording – released in 1994 by Telarc.

Dialogues featuring Bill Frisell (guitar), Gil Goldstein (accordian), Tom Harrell (flugelhorn), Joe Lovano (tenor sax), Mike Stern (guitar), with Scott Colley (bass) and Andy Watson (drums). Recorded in New York, February 1995, for Telarc.

Textures with Alex Brofsky (French horn), Derek DiCenzo (steel drum), Terry Clarke (drums), Scott Colley (bass), Jamie Finegan (trumpet), Conrad Herwig (trombone), Ryan Kysor (trumpet), Joe Lovano (soprano sax), Jim Pugh (trombone), Claudio Roditi (flugelhorn), Marcus Rojaz (tuba), plus string and percussion, Gil Goldstein (conductor) – Recorded in New York, September 1996, for Telarc.

Panorama: Jim Hall Live at the Village Vanguard with Slide Hampton (trombone), Art Farmer (flugelhorn), Greg Osby (alto sax), Kenny Barron and Geoff Keezer (piano), Scott Coley (bass), Terry Clarke (drums) – recorded in New York, December 1996, for Telarc.

By Arrangement featuring Joe Lovano (clarinet, soprano sax), Pat Metheny (guitar) and Greg Osby (alto sax), with Tom Harrell (flugelhorn), Lew Soloff and Jamie Finegan (trumpets), Alex Brofsky (French horn), Jim Pugh and Conrad Herwig (trombones), Marcus Rojas (tuba), Scott Colley (bass), Terry Clarke (drums), plus the New York Voices and strings – recorded in New York, January 1998, for Telarc.

JAZZPAR Quartet + 4 (with Chris Potter (tenor sax), Thomas Ovesen (bass), Terry Clarke (drums), and The Zapolski String Quartet. Recorded live in Copenhagen, April 1998, as part of the Jazzpar prize project. Released on CD by Storyville.


Grand Slam: Live at the Regattabar with Joe Lovano (tenor, soprano, alto sax, alto clarinet), George Mraz (bass), Lewis Nash (drums) – recorded in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Janary 2000, for Telarc.

Jim Hall & Basses with Scott Colley, Charlie Haden, Dave Holland, George Mraz, and Christian McBride – recorded in New York, January 2001, for Telarc.

Down Beat Critics’ Choice  (Telarc)

Storyteller – a Concord re-issue combining Circles: The Jim Hall Trio and All Across The City: The Jim Hall Quartet

Magic Meeting with Scott Colley (bass) and Lewis Nash (drums) – recorded live at The Village Vanguard, April 30-May 2, 2004 (An ArtistShare project.)

Free Association with Geoffry Keezer (piano) – (A 2005 ArtistShare project.)

Hallmarks is a double CD compilation covering thirty years (released by Concord Records in 2007).


Hemispheres with Bill Frisell (guitar), Scott Colley (bass) and Joey Baron (drums). A two-CD set: one disc is a guitar duo, and the other features the quartet. This October 2008 release is an ArtistShare project.)

Conversations a Jim Hall & Joey Baron Duo. This 2010 release is an ArtistShare project.

Live at Birdland, featuring Greg Osby, Steve Laspina and Joey Baron, is an ArtistShare project.

Live Vol. 2-4 – Jim Hall with Don Thompson and Terry Clarke – this three disc set contains previously unreleased music from the original Jim Hall Live! (Horizon/1975) gigs. This December 2012 release is an ArtistShare project.