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Herbie Hancock records ‘Crossings,’ the second album of his…

Herbie Hancock’s ‘Crossings’ is his tenth (and second in his Mwandishi period) album recorded in February 1972 and released in May 1972 By Warner Bros. Track Listing : 1.Sleeping Giant (Herbie Hancock) – 24:50 . 2.Quasar (Bennie Maupin) – 07:27 . 3.Water Torture (Bennie Maupin)– 14:04 Musicians : Herbie Hancock – Acoustic Piano, Electric Piano, […]

This week In Jazz Legends 37

Gerry Mulligan, Herbie Hancock, Miles Davis & Friends, Ornette Coleman, Jean-Luc Ponty, Billy Cobham, Stanley Clarke, Jason Moran, Eliane Elias, Lionel Loueke, Charlie Hunter, Nels Cline & Fred Frith. They are the “Jazz Legends” selected among the 220 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! Tracklist 1 . […]

This week In Jazz Legends 33

Miles Davis, Kenny Garrett, Grover Washington Jr, Milton Nascimento, Wagner Tiso, Tony Bennett, Ahmad Jamal, Yusef Lateef, Arturo O’Farrill, Oscar Peterson, Joe Pass, Pat Metheny, Brad Mehldau, Cyrus Chestnut, Buster Williams, Lenny White, Michael Brecker, David Liebman, Joe Lovano, Wadada Leo Smith, Ornette Coleman. They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected among the 197 Posts […]

Herbie Hancock records his ninth album : ‘Mwandishi’ for Warner…

Herbie Hancock’s ‘Mwandishi’ is his ninth album rRecorded in December 1970, Track Listing : 1.Ostinato (Suite For Angela) (Herbie Hancock) – 13:10 . 2.You’Ll Know When You Get There (Herbie Hancock) – 10:22 . 3.Wandering Spirit Song (Julian Priester) – 21:26 Musicians : Herbie Hancock – Fender Rhodes Piano . Buster Williams – Bass . […]

It’s ‘Tenor Madness’ Night at The Apollo (2015)

October 22, 2015 – Ravi Coltrane, James Carter, Billy Harper, George Cables, Buster Williams and Jack DeJohnette and many more, they all play at “Jazz Federation of America’s lifetime achievement award in honor of Sonny Rollins” held at The Apollo Theater,in New-York City

Four Jazz Messengers Euro Gigs

On October 9, 1989, two days before his 70th birthday, Art Blakey took his Jazz Messengers to the Leverkusen Jazz festival in Germany. The concert turned out to be a special event when ex Messengers joined the party. From the Fifties / Sixties line-ups : Benny Golson, Wayne Shorter, Freddie Hubbard, Curtis Fuller, Jackie McLean. […]

Art Blakey celebrates his 70th birthday with an all-star band (1989)

October 9, 1989 – for his 70th birthday, Art Blakey has invited past members of the Jazz Messengers such as Freddie Hubbard, Terence Blanchard, Curtis Fuller, Jackie McLean, Donald Harrison, Benny Golson, Wayne Shorter, Walter Davis, Jr., Buster Williams, Roy Haynes and Michelle Hendricks at Leverkusen Jazz Festival in Germany

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.. Track Listing : 1.Piano Introduction – 04:33 . 2.Maiden Voyage (Herbie Hancock) – 13:18 . 3.Nefertiti (Wayne Shorter) – 05:17 . 4.Introduction Of Players/Eye Of The Hurricane (Herbie Hancock) – […]

Herbie Hancock releases ‘Sextant,’ the last album of the Mwandishi…

Herbie Hancock’s ‘Sextant’ is his eleventh album (and the last with his Mwandishi Band) released on March 30, 1973 by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.Rain Dance (Herbie Hancock) – 09:16 . 2.Hidden Shadows (Herbie Hancock) – 10:11 . 3.Hornets (Herbie Hancock) – 19:35 Musicians : Herbie Hancock – Arp Echoplex, Clapping, Clavinet, Fender Rhodes, Fuzz-Wah, […]

Herbie Hancock & Mwandishi tape a show for French TV (1972)

March 23, 1972 – Herbie Hancock‘s Mwandishi – that is Herbie Hancock (kb), Bennie Maupin (ss, fl, bcl), Julian Priester (tb), Ed Henderson (tp), Buster Williams (b) and Billy Hart (d) – will be at Studio de Joinville le Pont, near Paris, France to tape a show for French TV called “Jazz Harmonie” More Info