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Herbie Hancock
Mr. Hands

Album US 1980 on Columbia label
Jazz (Post-Bop, Fusion, Funk)

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, *1940 US
piano, computer, modified apple ii plus microcomputer, drum machine, linn-moffett 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, keyboards, emu polyphonic keyboard, clavitar, producer, written by, album by
PortraitBryan Bell ,
engineer, keyboard
PortraitJohn Vieira , US
engineer, keyboard
PortraitBill Summers perc, *1948 US
percussion, written by
PortraitByron Miller b, bvoc,
PortraitLeon Ndugu Chancler dr, perc, *1952 US
PortraitRon Carter b, *1937 US
PortraitAnthony Williams dr, 1945-1997 US
PortraitSheila Escovedo cng, voc,
PortraitFreddie Washington b, US
bass, written by
PortraitAlphonse Mouzon dr, *1948 US
PortraitMelvin "Wah Wah" Watson g, syn, voc, *1950 US
PortraitJaco Pastorius b, 1951-1987 US
PortraitHarvey Mason dr, *1947 US
drums, drums, written by
PortraitPaul Jackson eb, b, *1947 US
bass, written by
PortraitBennie Maupin ts, *1940 US
tenor saxophone, written by
Fred Catero engineer
Barbara Issak engineer, assistant
Cheryl Ward engineer, assistant
Chris Minto engineer, assistant
Wayne Lewis engineer, assistant
Bob Kovach engineer, engineer, assistant
Leslie Ann Jones engineer, engineer, assistant
Jane Wattenberg illustration
David Rubinson mixed by
Bob Seidemann photography by
David Rubinson & Friends, Inc. producer
Album Tracks   
No Title Artist Composer Duration
1Spiraling PrismHerbie Hancock6:21
2CalypsoHerbie Hancock6:41
3Just Around The CornerHerbie HancockFreddie Washington, Melvin Ragin7:33
44 AMHerbie Hancock5:20
5Shiftless ShuffleHerbie HancockPaul Jackson, Harvey Mason, Bennie Maupin, Bill Summers7:06
6 TexturesHerbie Hancock6:36

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