Herbie Hancock takes the Headhunters to Tokyo (2005)

August 20, 2005 - Herbie Hancock's Headhunters - that is Herbie Hancock (p), Terri Lyne Carrington (ds), Roy Hargrove (tp,flh), Munyungo Jackson (perc), Lionel Loueke (g,vo), Marcus Miller (b,bcl) and Wah Wah Watson (g) - is at Tokyo Jazz 2005 inTokyo Big Sight, Japan

The Headhunters play at the Winterland (1975)

May 9, 1975 - now on their own without Herbie Hancock, the Headhunters - that is Mike Clark (d), Paul Jackson (b, voc), Bennie Maupin (s, cl), DeWayne Blackbyrd McKnight (g, voc) and Bill Summers (perc) - perform at Winterland in San Francisco, CA

Headhunters Super Jam funks in New Orleans (2014)

May 2, 2016 - Headhunters Super Jam - that is Mike Clark (d), Bill Summers (perc, voc), Donald Harrison (s, kb), Fred Wesley (tb), Karl Denson (s, fl), Doug Wimbish (b), Blackbyrd McKnight (g), Eric McFadden (g) and Ivan Neville (kb) - plus Will Bernard (g) and DJ Logic (turntables) will perform at "Fiya Fest " held at Mardi Gras World in New-Orleans

Columbia publish Herbie Hancock’s twenty-fourth album : ‘Directstep’ (1978)

Herbie Hancock's 'Directstep' is his twenty-fourth album produced By David Rubinson & Friends, Inc and released on December 2, 1978 by Columbia.1 . Butterfly (w/ Headhunters, Tokyo, 2005) 2 . I Thought It Was You Track Listing : 1.Butterfly (Herbie Hancock, Bennie Maupin) - 07:55 . 2.Shiftless Shuffle (Herbie Hancock, Paul Jackson, Harvey Mason, Bill Summers) - 07:10 . 3.I Thought It Was You…

Herbie Hancock releases his twelfth album : ‘Head Hunters’ featuring ‘Chameleon’ and ‘Watermelon Man’ (1973)

Herbie Hancock's 'Head Hunters' is his twelfth studio album co-produced with David Rubinson and released on October 13, 1973 by Columbia.1 . Chameleon (Live) 2 . Chameleon (Montreux Jazz Festival, 2010) 3 . Watermelon Man 4 . Watermelon Man (Java Jazz Festival, 2012) Track Listing : 1.Chameleon (Herbie Hancock, Paul Jackson, Harvey Mason, Bennie Maupin) – 15:41 . 2.Watermelon Man (Herbie…

Herbie Hancock records ‘Thrust,’ his thirteenth album featuring ‘Butterfly’ (1974)

Herbie Hancock's 'Thrust' is thirteenth studio album released on September 6, 1974 by Columbia.1 . Actual Proof (2005, w/ Marcus Miller, Terri Lyne Carrington, Roy Hargrove) 2 . Actual Proof (Montreux Jazz Festival, 2010) Track Listing : 1.Palm Grease (Herbie Hancock) - 10:38 . 2.Actual Proof (Herbie Hancock) - 09:42 . 3.Butterfly (Herbie Hancock, Bennie Maupin) – 11:17 . 4.Spank-A-Lee (Herbie…

This week In Jazz Legends 36/52

Herbie Hancock, Larry Coryell, Gary Burton, Sonny Rollins, Miles Davis, Ahmad Jamal, Joshua Redman, Brad Mehldau, George Duke, Marcus Miller, David Sanborn, Dave Liebman, Wayne Shorter, Weather Report, Archie Shepp, Freddie Hubbard, Joe Henderson

Herbie Hancock releases his seventeenth album : ‘Man-Child’ (1975)

Herbie Hancock's 'Man-Child' is his seventeenth album, released on August 22, 1975 by Columbia.1 . Hang Up Your Hangups (1979) 2 . Hang Up Your Hang Ups (w/ Headhunters, Tokyo, 2005) Track listing : . 1.Hang Up Your Hang Ups (Herbie Hancock, Melvin 'Wah-Wah Watson' Ragin, Paul Jackson) - 07:29 . 2.Sun Touch (Herbie Hancock) - 05:11 . 3.The Traitor (Herbie Hancock, Melvin 'Wah-Wah Watson' Ragin,…

Herbie Hancock records ‘V.S.O.P.’ at Newport Jazz Festival (1976)

Herbie Hancock's 'V.S.O.P.' is a live album recorded at Newport Jazz Festival, New York on June 29, 1976 and released in April 1977 by Columbia..1 . Eye Of The Hurricane 2 . Hang Up Your Hangups (1979) 3 . Paul Jackson bass w/ Herbie Hancock (Live, 1979) Track Listing : 1.Piano Introduction - 04:33 . 2.Maiden Voyage (Herbie Hancock) - 13:18 . 3.Nefertiti (Wayne Shorter) - 05:17 . 4.Introduction…

Happy Birthday Donald Harrison. ‘Sax Donald’

This day (June 23, 1960), in New Orleans, Louisiana, is born Donald Harrison, an American jazz saxophonist.Tracklist : 1 . Big Chief (2019) 2 . Charlie Parker w Strings (2018) 3 . Cherokee (2016) 4 . Hu Ta Nay (2015) 5 . w/ Christian Scott – Live In New York (2012) 6 . w/Congo Nation Salon (2011) 7 . Documentary (2011) 8 . w/ Glen David Andrews - When The Saints Go Marching In (2011) 9 . w/ Ali…

Happy Birthday Marcus Miller. ‘Marcus Imperator’

This day (June 14, 1959), in Brooklyn, New York, is born Marcus Miller, an American bass player, composer, producer and multi-instrumentalist.Tracklist : 1 . Trip Trap & Bitches Brew (2020) 2 . Laid Black (2019) 3 . w/ Kinga Glyck - Blast (2018) 4 . w/ Tom Ibarra - Tutu (2016) 5 . Solo (2013) 6 . Tightrope (2012) 7 . Blast (2008) 8 . Jean Pierre (2008) 9 . Come Together (2007) 10 . Bruce Lee…

Happy Birthday Herbie Hancock

This day (April 12, 1940 ), in Chicago, Illinois, is born Herbert Jeffrey Herbie Hancock, an American pianist, keyboardist and composer.Digest Tracklist : Actual Proof (Austin City Limits) . SoCal Connected (2014) . w/ Friends - Walkin (2012) . w/ Pink, Seal, India Arie - Imagine (2010) . w/ Christina Aguilera - A Song For You (2008) . w/ .Wynton Marsalis - Chicago. Part 2 (1981) . w/ Wayne…

This week In Jazz Legends 14/52

Joshua Redman, John Coltrane, Chris Potter, Paquito D'Rivera, Gato Barbieri, Benny Carter, Sonny Rollins, James Moody, Kenny Garrett, Benny Maupin, Peter Brötzmann , David Murray