Sweet Love of Mine

Sweet Love of Mine is an album by pianist John Hicks, recorded in 2006.

Sweet Love of Mine
Studio album by
RecordedApril 5, 2006
StudioVan Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
GenreJazz
LabelHighNote
John Hicks chronology
I Remember You
(2006)
Sweet Love of Mine
(2006)

Background

The recording session that produced this album was the last of pianist John Hicks' career.[1]

Recording and music

The album was recorded at Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, on April 5, 2006.[1] "One Peaceful Moment", "Sunset Blues", and "The Things We Did Last Summer" are solo piano performances.[2][3] "I Guess I'll Hang My Tears Out to Dry" is a duet between Hicks and tenor saxophonist Javon Jackson.[3]

Release

Sweet Love of Mine was released by HighNote Records.[1]

Reception

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic[2]
The Penguin Guide to Jazz[4]

The Penguin Guide to Jazz commented that "There is an elegiac quality to this set that can't simply be explained by the closeness of Hick's own end, even if he was aware of fading health."[4] AllMusic summarized that "This excellent date is a fitting conclusion to John Hicks' career."[2]

Track listing

  1. "One Peaceful Moment"
  2. "I Guess I'll Hang My Tears Out to Dry"
  3. "Sweet Love of Mine"
  4. "The Things We Did Last Summer"
  5. "Once I Loved"
  6. "Hold It Down"
  7. "Mambo Influenciado"
  8. "I Remember Clifford"
  9. "Peanut Butter Two"
  10. "Sunset Blues"

Personnel

References

  1. "John Hicks Catalog". jazzdisco.org. Retrieved July 19, 2017.
  2. Dryden, Ken "John Hicks – Sweet Love of Mine". AllMusic. Retrieved July 19, 2017.
  3. Jones, Nic (January 11, 2007) "John Hicks: Sweet Love of Mine". AllAboutJazz.
  4. Cook, Richard; Morton, Brian (2008). The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings (9th ed.). Penguin. p. 700. ISBN 978-0-14-103401-0.
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