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Jazz has always held a certain mystique, an aura of the player and listener "in the know", holding knowledge that set him or her apart from the common citizen. Being "hep" or later "hip" was testimony of one's awareness of the finer aspects of music, style, and language. In this hour, we will explore some of the hippest individuals to enter the recording studio and dig the sounds that they laid down for posterity.
|Slim Gaillard||Cement Mixer||Cement Mixer Put-Ti Put-Ti|
|Joe Jackson||We the Cats (Shall Hep Ya)||Jumpin' Jive|
|Dave Frishberg||I'm Hip||Dave Frishberg Classics|
|Sonny Clark||Somethin' Special||Leapin' and Lopin'|
|Etienne Charles||Kitch's Bebop of Calypso||Kaiso|
|Ben Sidran||Piano Players||Old Songs for the New Depression|
|Cannonball Adderley||Hippodelphia||Live at "The Club"|
|Ken Nordine||Reaching Into In||Word Jazz vol. II|
|Gene Ammons||Hip Tip||Blue Gene|
|Mose Allison||Middle Class White Boy||Middle Class White Boy|
|Horace Silver||The Hippest Cat in Hollywood||Hard Bop Grandpop|