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Herbie Hancock
Mr. Hands

Album US 1980 on Columbia label

Recorded and mixed at The Automatt, San Francisco; except "Shiftless Shuffle" recorded at Filmways/Heider Recording, San Francisco, and "Just Around The Corner" recorded at The Village Recorder, Los Angeles. Harvey Mason appears courtesy of Arista Records, Inc. Leon "Ndugu" Chancler appears courtesy of Epic Records. Ron Carter appears courtesy of Milestone Records.

℗ © 1980 CBS Inc. Manufactured by Columbia

PortraitHerbie Hancock p, key, *1940 US
piano, computer, modified apple 11 plus microcomputer, synthesizer, linn-moffet drum synthesizer, vocoder, sennheiser, electric piano, rhodes 88 suitcase piano, clavinet, hohner, synthesizer, waves minimoog, minimoog, prophet 5, oberheim 8 voice, yamaha cs-80, arp 2600, clavinet, clavitar, keyboards, emu polyphonic keyboard, producer, album by, written by, instruments, all instruments
Bryan Bell
engineer, keyboard modifications and design, engineer, keyboard
PortraitByron Miller b, bvoc,
PortraitLeon Ndugu Chancler dr, perc, *1952 US
PortraitBill Summers perc, *1948 CU
percussion, written by
PortraitRon Carter b, *1937 US
PortraitAnthony Williams dr, *1945 US
PortraitSheila Escovedo cng, voc,
PortraitFreddie Washington b, US
bass, written by
PortraitAlphonse Mouzon dr, 1948-2016 US
PortraitMelvin "Wah Wah" Watson g, key, voc, *1951 US
PortraitJaco Pastorius b, 1951-1987 US
PortraitHarvey Mason dr, *1947 US
drums, written by
PortraitPaul Jackson b, eb, *1947 US
bass, written by
PortraitBennie Maupin ts, *1940 US
tenor saxophone, written by
Barbara Issak engineer, assistant
Bob Kovach engineer, assistant, recorded by
Cheryl Ward engineer, assistant
Chris Minto engineer, assistant
Leslie Ann Jones engineer, assistant, recorded by
Wayne Lewis engineer, assistant
John Vieira engineer, keyboard modifications and design
Jane Wattenberg illustration
Yoshihiro Kumagai liner notes
David Rubinson mixed by
Bob Seidemann photography by
David Rubinson & Friends, Inc. producer
Fred Catero recorded by
Album Tracks   
No Title Artist Composer Duration
1Spiraling PrismHerbie HancockHerbie Hancock6:21
2CalypsoHerbie HancockHerbie Hancock6:41
3Just Around The CornerHerbie HancockFreddie Washington, Herbie Hancock, Melvin Ragin7:33
44 AMHerbie HancockHerbie Hancock5:20
5Shiftless ShuffleHerbie HancockBennie Maupin, Bill Summers, Harvey Mason, Herbie Hancock, Paul Jackson7:06
6TexturesHerbie HancockHerbie Hancock6:36

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