Genre: Jazz
Label: Pure Pleasure
Size: 12"
Format: 33RPM,


The Piano Choir Handscapes 180g 2LP

The Piano Choir

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180g High Quality Pressing!
Re-mastering by Ray Staff at Air Mastering!

Handscapes is a double live album by The Piano Choir featuring Stanley Cowell, Nat Jones, Hugh Lawson, Webster Lewis, Harold Mabern, Danny Mixon and Sonelius Smith, recorded in 1972.

At the time of release Ebony reviewer Phyl Garland said "One needn't be a 'piano freak' to appreciate a truly new recording. First of all imagine seven gifted and talented pianists sitting down to seven grand pianos (with electric piano, organ, harpsichord, a few tambourines for spice) and proceeding to tear up these instruments - musically, that is. ...the torrrent of sound springing from their 70 fingers is so powerful and majestic as to be unlike anything one has ever heard."



  • Double LP
  • 180g Vinyl
  • Re-mastering by Ray Staff at Air Mastering, Lyndhurst Hall, London
  • Live album
  • Gatefold jacket
  • Made in the UK


Stanley Cowell
Nat Jones
Hugh Lawson
Webster Lewis
Harold Mabern
Danny Mixon
Sonelius Smith


Side A:

  1. Jaboobie's March
  2. Straight No Chaser
  3. Precious Lord

Side B:

  1. Sanctum Saintorium
  2. Nation Time
  3. Effi

Side C:

  1. Man Extensions

Side D:

  1. The Almoravids
  2. Killers

Recorded October 28, 1972 except for "Precious Lord" on June 18, 1972.

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