Herbie Hancock’s ‘Maiden Voyage’ is his fifth album released on May 17, 1965 by Blue Note.
Track Listing : 1.Maiden Voyage (Herbie Hancock) – 07:53 . 2.The Eye Of The Hurricane (Herbie Hancock) – 05:57 . 3.Little One (Herbie Hancock) – 08:43 . 4.Survival Of The Fittest (Herbie Hancock) – 09:59 . 5.Dolphin Dance (Herbie Hancock) – 09:16
Musicians : Herbie Hancock – Piano . Freddie Hubbard – Trumpet . George Coleman – Tenor Saxophone . Ron Carter – Bass . Tony Williams – Drums
Production : Produced By Alfred Lion . Rudy Van Gelder – Engineer
Package : Reid Miles – Design, Photography
Recorded On March 17, 1965 At Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs.
Released On May 17, 1965 By Blue Note.
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