While Andrew Hill is best known for his advanced inside/outside compositions and his work with combos, Hommage is a solo piano CD that is among his most accessible. Hill performs Duke Ellington's "Sophisticated Lady" and six of his own originals, music that is sometimes episodic and picturesque while swinging in its own fashion. The music is thoughtful, lyrical, and unpredictable, well worth several listens. Hommage is recommended as are virtually all of Andrew Hill's unique and valuable recordings.
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AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow