Four 80s Concerts with Herbie Hancock

To celebrate Herbie Hancock, who turns 81 today – Happy Birthday BTW – we have put together four of his Eighties (and accoustic) concerts (Tokyo, Lugano, Munich and Hambourg).

To top it all, we have added a short (15 minutes) of Herbie rehearsing with Sting and Brandford Marsalis, in 1988 in Tampa, Florida. Enjoy!

Track Listing : 1 . VSOP 2 – NHK Hall, Tokyo, Japan on May 19th, 1983 : The Sorcerer – New Song #3 – Opus 1.5 – Jitterbug Waltz – Sister Cheryl – Arboretum – Hesitation . 2 . Palazzo dei Congressie in Lugano, Switzerland in July, 1983 : Eye of Hurricane – First Trip – Speak Like a Child – Little Waltz – Willow Weep for Me – Dolphin Dance – Ili’s Treasure – Princess – Toys – Walkin’ . 3 . “Munich Klaviersommer” at The Philharmonie in Munich, Germany in July, 1987 : Dolphin Dance – Air Dancing – Just One Of Those Things . 4 . “13th Jazz Festival” at Fabrik in Hamburg, Germany on October 23, 1988 : I Didn’t Know What Time It Was – Footprints – Maiden Voyage

Musicians : Herbie Hancock – Piano On (1 – 2 – 3 – 4) . Wynton Marsalis – Trumpet on (1) . Branford Marsalis – Soprano & Tenor Saxophone on (1) . Ron Carter – Double Bass on (1 – 2) . Tony Williams – Drums on (1) . Billy Cobham – Drums on (2) . Buster Williams – Bass on (3 – 4) . Al Foster – Drums on (3 – 4) . Greg Osby – Alto & Soprano Saxophone on (4)

You want more? You can also check :
Herbie Hancock Takes His Trio To Montreux Jazz (1987)
Herbie Hancock takes his Trio to Newport Jazz (1988)

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