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Hoffert, Paul - The Jazz Roots of

Format: LP
Label: Chateau CLP 1002
Year: 1961
Origin: Brooklyn, New York, 🇺🇸 - Toronto, Ontario, 🇨🇦
Genre: jazz
Value of Original Title: $150.00
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Release Type: Albums
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Playlist: Ontario, Jazz, 1960's, Art Snider's Canatal / Chateau Records Library


Side 1

Track Name
Growing Up
Lover Man

Side 2

Track Name
The Song is You
6 Bar Theme
Grotto Walk
With a Wiggle


Paul hoffert   the jazz roots of back

Paul Hoffert - The Jazz Roots of BACK

Paul hoffert   the jazz roots of front

The Jazz Roots of


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Paul (Matthews) Hoffert. Composer, arranger, keyboardist, vibraphonist, producer, researcher, b Brooklyn, NY, 22 Sep 1943, naturalized Canadian 1961; B SC (Toronto) 1966. Paul Hoffert began piano studies at age nine. After moving in 1956 to Toronto he studied composition 1957-63 with Gordon Delamont and vibraphone briefly with Hagood Hardy and began playing piano and vibraphone in 1960 at local jazz clubs. With Bernie Piltch (alto saxophone), Carne Bray (bass) and Archie Alleyne (drums), he recorded The Jazz Roots of Paul Hoffert (Chateau CLP-1002) in 1961. While studying math and sciences at the University of Toronto, he was music director 1963-5 of CBC TV's 'Time of Your Life.' He then worked at the National Research Council with Hugh Le Caine. In 1968 Hoffert co-founded Lighthouse with Skip Prokop, and until 1974 he served as the band's piano, organ, and vibraphone player, thereafter pursuing a career as a composer, arranger and record producer in Toronto.

Paul Hoffert: piano, vibraphone
Bernie Piltch: alto saxophone
Carne Bray: bass
Archie Alleyne: drums
Bernie Piltch: flute

Produced by Art Snider


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