To back him up, he recruited bassist Billy Peterson and drummer Eric Kamau Gravatt, a Weather Report alum who had somewhat fallen into oblivion and was still making a living as a prison guard at the time of this recording. Hymas is an extremely versatile musician and composer, as evidenced by "9 Regrets," where he successfully blends romanticism and dissonance.
Through one of Michel Portal's projects, underrated British pianist Tony Hymas developed a connection with Minneapolis that resulted in a beautiful and challenging session.
Billy Peterson (born as Willard O. Peterson) is an American bass player, songwriter, composer, session musician and producer. Growing up in a family of professional musicians, Peterson started with music at a very young age. Billy Peterson is one of the premier, most celebrated bass players in the world. Tony Hymas - Billy Peterson - Eric Kamau Gravatt - Hope Street MN (CD, Album).
Anthony 'Tony' Hymas is an English keyboard player, pianist, composer and is well known for being . Plays Tony Hymas, Billy Peterson & Erik Kamau Gravatt along with similar artists like
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Hope Street MN (nato, 2002).
Hope Street is the eighth studio album recorded by Stiff Little Fingers, released in 1999. The album was released as a 2-disc set however each set was different in the UK and . Disc One Hope Street. Hope Street" (Burns) – 3:33. Tantalise" (Burns) – 3:18. What Does It Take" (Burns) – 4:49.
|1||In A Sense||5:41|
|3||Point To Point||6:53|
|5||Petit Chant D'Espoir||5:05|
|6||Anything You Can Do||3:05|
|7||Condition Of The Heart||6:49|
|9||Just Calling For You||4:39|
|10||So... Turns The Worm||4:21|
- Double Bass – Billy Peterson
- Drums – Eric Kamau Gravatt*
- Illustration – Moebius
- Piano – Tony Hymas