Wayne Shorter records ‘Schizophrenia’ with Herbie Hancock & Ron Carter (1967)

Wayne Shorter‘s ‘Schizophrenia’ is his eleventh album recorded on March 10, 1967 with Herbie Hancock and Ron Carter and released the same year by Blue Note.

Track Listing : 1.Tom Thumb (Wayne Shorter) – 06:16 . 2.Go (Wayne Shorter) – 05:42 . 3.Schizophrenia (Wayne Shorter) – 06:50 . 4.Kryptonite (James Spaulding) – 06:29 . 5.Miyako (Wayne Shorter) – 05:00 . 6.Playground (Wayne Shorter) – 06:20

Musicians : Wayne Shorter – Tenor Saxophone . Curtis Fuller – Trombone . James Spaulding – Flute, Alto Saxophone . Herbie Hancock – Piano . Ron Carter – Bass . Joe Chambers – Drums

Production : Produced By Francis Wolff Rudy Van Gelder – Engineer

Package : Leonard Feather – Liner Note

Recorded On March 10, 1967 At Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey.

Released On March 20, 1967 By Blue Note.

(Source Wayne Shorter – Schizophrenia | Official Website)


Jazzbo Notes
On Schizophrenia, Wayne was edging into more overtly complex structures, approaching atonality and free jazz at times, which doubtless made the majority of critics more uncomfortable. […]

Thank you for your mediocrity
I love this guy. I’ve even own his biography. I could never get behind Weather Report, (and as a bassist, believe you me, I tried. I could go off about how I think fusion sucks, but I’d rather spend my time on this blog writing about what’s awesome) but still, his body of work is just amazing. […]

Hancock is, of course, totally captivating, delivering a dense yet infectiously rhythmic statement that is a perfect sendoff for the slithering, emotive cry of James Spaulding?s alto. […]


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