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Herbie Hancock

Alyn Shipton and Julian Joseph select highlights of the recorded catalogue of American jazz pianist Herbie Hancock, including the classics albums Takin' Off and Maiden Voyage.

Pianist Herbie Hancock has been at the forefront of jazz since the 1960s, recording with Miles Davis and also with his own groups. In 2008, he appeared in two concerts at the London Jazz festival, and to mark the occasion, Julian Joseph joined Alyn Shipton to select the highlights of Herbie Hancock's recorded work, including the classic albums Takin' Off, Maiden Voyage and Speak Like a Child. (Rpt).

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Sun 14 Nov 2010 00:00

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  • Herbie Hancock

    Watermelon Man

    Composer: Hancock Performers: Freddie Hubbard, t; Dexter Gordon, ts; Herbie Hancick, p; Butch Warren, b; Billy Higgins, d. 28 May 1962

    • Complete Sixties Blue Note Sessions.
    • Blue Note.
    • 7243 4 95570 2 4.
  • Herbie Hancock

    Succotash

    Composer: Hancock Performers: Herbie Hancock (piano); Paul Chambers (bass); Willie Bobo (drums); Osvaldo Chihuahua Martinez (guiro). Van Gelder Studios, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey (30 Aug 1963)

    • Inventions and Dimensions.
    • Blue Note.
    • 63798.
  • Herbie Hancock

    Riot

    Composer: Hancock Performers: Herbie Hancock (piano); Jerry Dodgion (alto flute); Thad Jones (flugelhorn); Peter Philips (bass trombone); Ron Carter (bass); Mickey Roker (drums). 6 March 1968.

    • Speak Like a Child.
    • Blue Note.
    • 64468.
  • Herbie Hancock

    Wiggle Waggle

    Composer: Hancock Performers: Herbie Hancock, p; Johnny Coles, t; Garnett Brown, tb; Joe Henderson, ts; Buster Williams, b; Albert "Tootie" Heath, d. Recorded Oct/Dec 1969

    • Fat Albert Rotunda.
    • Warner.
    • 247540.
  • Herbie Hancock

    Vein Melter

    Performers: Herbie Hancock, kb; Bennie Maupin reeds; Paul Jackson, b; Harvey Mason, d; Bill Summers perc. Rec 1973

    • Headhunters.
    • Columbia.
    • CK65123.
  • Herbie Hancock

    Actual Proof

    Composer: Hancock Performers: Herbie Hancock Keyboards; Bennie Maupin reeds; Blackbird McKnight Guitar; Paul Jackson Bass; Mike Clark Drums; Bill Summers Conga, Percussion

    • Flood.
    • Sony.
    • 35439.
    • 2.
  • Herbie Hancock

    Good Question

    Composer: Hancock Performers: Herbie Hancock, kb; Jaco Pastorius, b; Tony Williams, d. Rec: 1978

    • Sunlight.
    • Columbia.
    • 486570.
  • Herbie Hancock

    Stablemates

    Composer: Golson Performers: Herbie Hancock, p; Ron Carter, b; Tony Williams, d. 27 June 1981.

    • Herbie Hancock Trio.
    • Sony.
  • Herbie Hancock

    4am

    Composer: Hancock Performers: Herbie Hancock, kb; Jaco Pastorius, b; Harvey Mason, d; Rec 1980.

    • Mr Hands.
    • Columbia.
    • 471240.
  • Herbie Hancock

    A Quick Sketch

    Composer: Hancock Performers: Wynton Marsalis, t; Herbie Hancock, p; Ron Carter, b; Tony Williams, d. Rec 1982.

    • Quartet.
    • Columbia.
    • CK 65962.
  • Herbie Hancock

    New York Minute

    Composer: Henley, Kortchmar, Winding Performers: Herbie Hancock, p; John Scofield, g; Michael Brecker, ts; Dave Holland, b; Jack DeJohnette, d; Don Alias, perc. Rec 1996.

    • New Standard.
    • Verve.
    • 527715-2.
  • Herbie Hancock

    Edith and the Kingpin

    Composer: Hancock Performers: Herbie Hancock, kb; Tina Turner, voc; Wayne Shorter , ss. Dave Holland, b; Vinnie Colaiuta, d; rec 2007.

    • River: The Joni Letters.
    • Verve.
    • 979102.

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