For his third Blue Note album, Inventions & Dimensions (1964), pianist Herbie Hancock began moving away from the modernist hard-bop sound that defined his first two albums Takin’ Off and My Point of View. Inspired by explorers like Eric Dolphy and Tony Williams, Hancock went in search of greater..
50th Anniversary Limited Edition – 180g, green vinyl reissue of Herbie Hancock timeless classic Maiden Voyage (1965). An absolute must! For the album Hancock surrounded himself with Ron Carter (bass), Tony Williams (drums), Freddie Hubbard (trumpet) and George Coleman (tenor saxophone). Tracklist&nb..
Herbie Hancock recorded his second studio album for Blue Note in 1963. On My Point of View, as on the previous album Takin' Off (1962), Hancock surrounded himself with an impressive line-up of top musicians: Donald Byrd on trumpet, Hank Mobley on tenor saxophone, Graham Moncur III on trombone, Grant..
On his debut album Takin’ Off—recorded and released in 1962—jazz legend Herbie Hancock arrived fully formed at the helm of an impressive quintet with trumpeter Freddie Hubbard, tenor saxophonist Dexter Gordon, bassist Butch Warren, and drummer Billy Higgins. Though rooted firmly in hard bop, the bri..
Herbie Hancock recorded his last studio-album for Blue Note in 1969. The Prisoner is a powerful and ambitious musical statement with some his most ambitious compositions which highlights Hancock’s sound and his unique sense of orchestration. The album is also a vibrant tribute to Martin Luther King...