"By turns flowing, lyrical, staccato, barbed and witty...
a compositional awareness and a satisfying mutual
understanding in the freer passages" (The Herald,
Rob Hall - other CDs
FMR Records 1998
Following hot on the heels of his debut this second CD of Rob's
as leader features another great European line-up of Philipp
van Endert (gtr) Dave Frankel (pno) Alex Keen (bs) and Paul Cavaciuti
(dr) who also contributed to 'Open Up'. This excellent recording has
also helped broaden the audience base for Rob's music beyond purely
gem .... Pat Metheny could have authorised this, and maybe
might wish he had."
(John Wickes, author of 'Innovations in British Jazz')
North further establishes Hall as a major writer and musician"
FMR Records 1997
debut CD for FMR Records establishing him as a major new
voice in contemporary European music. Features European
line-up including Jim Mullen (gtr) Joachim Leyh (drums)
Dave Frankel (pno) Alex Keen (bs). Critically acclaimed
and now virtually sold out !
debut" (Rob Adams, The Herald)
encouraging to hear a young musician such as Rob Hall
blowing saxophone and clarinet in such a melodious way"
(Jazz Journal International)
Debut recording from the Freewheelers, a new jazz/improvised
quartet featuring Rob on soprano and tenor saxes with Australian
trombonist Chris Greive, Scots bassist Mike Dunning and
American drummer Paul Mills. Recorded in Jan 2002 at the
Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama.
Hotwire Records (Germany) 1995
EFA CD 12070-2
line-up featuring Mike Stern & Dan Gottlieb (USA)
Philipp van Endert & Alex Gunia (Germany) Rob Hall
(UK) Rene Engel & Jaytee Tetterissa (Netherlands)
and others. Recorded in Cologne during 1992-3.
bizarre title is a play on the german word 'jazzig' meaning
jazzy. As guitarist Philipp van Endert helpfully pointed
out "... it's jazz, but it's sick!"