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Herbie Hancock
The Essential Herbie Hancock

Compil. AU 2006 on Columbia label
Jazz and R&B/Soul (Contemporary Jazz, Easy Listening, Modal, Hard-Bop, Post-Bop, Disco, Cool Jazz)

© 2006 SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT / Originally released 1964, 1967. All rights reserved by SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT; Originally released 1962, 1964, 1965, 1968. All rights reserved by Blue Note Records; Originally released 1969. All rights reserved by Warner Bros. Records; ℗ 1995, 2000 Verve Records; ℗ 1973, 1974, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1984 SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT / Distributed in Australia by SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT (AUSTRALIA) PTY LIMITED

PortraitHerbie Hancock p, *1940 US
album by, piano, written by, piano, electric, percussion, hand clap, synthesizer, echoplex, arp 2600, arp pro soloist, piano, electric fender rhodes, keyboards, vocals, backing vocals, synthesizer, el-pf, yamaha cp30, obie 3, arp odyssey, arp 2600, arp strings ensemble, mini moog, oberheim polyphonic synth, yamaha polyphonic synth, poly-moog an micro-moog, vocoder vsm 201, piano, electric fender rhodes, keyboards, fairlight cmi, rhodes chroma, sennheiser, vocoder, clavitar, dr. click rhythm controller, e-mu 4060 digital keyboard, mini-moog
PortraitJan Persson , *1943 DK
photography by, back cover, pages 6, 7, 14, 15, 18 & 19
PortraitHerb Greene , US
photography by, page 12
PortraitRetna ,
photography by, page 17
PortraitFrancis Wolff , 1907-1971 US
photography by, page 2
PortraitButch Warren b, 1939-2013 US
PortraitBilly Higgins dr, 1936-2001 US
PortraitDexter Gordon ts, 1923-1990 US
tenor saxophone
PortraitFreddie Hubbard tr, 1938-2008 US
trumpet, cornet
PortraitRon Carter b, *1937 US
PortraitRoy McCurdy dr, *1936 US
PortraitSonny Rollins ts, *1930 US
tenor saxophone
PortraitAnthony Williams dr, 1945-1997 US
PortraitGeorge Coleman ts, *1935 US
tenor saxophone
PortraitWayne Shorter ts, ss, *1933 US
tenor saxophone
PortraitMiles Davis tr, 1926-1991 US
trumpet, written by
PortraitJerry Dodgion as, fl, *1932 US
alto flute
PortraitPeter Phillips g, tb, b, US
bass trombone
PortraitMickey Roker dr, *1932 US
PortraitThad Jones tr, 1923-1986 US
PortraitBuster Williams b, *1942 US
bass, acoustic bass
PortraitAlbert Heath dr, *1935
PortraitJohnny Coles tr, 1926-1997 US
PortraitJoe Henderson ts, 1937-2001 US
flute, tenor saxophone
PortraitBilly Hart dr, *1940 US
percussion, drums
PortraitGarnett Brown tb, *1936 US
PortraitBennie Maupin ts, *1940 US
soprano saxophone, saxello, written by, saxello, alto flute, bass clarinet, saxello, bass clarinet, alto flute
PortraitPatrick Gleeson syn, key, *1934 US
synthesizer, random resonator with fundi arp 2600
PortraitJulian Priester tb, *1935 US
trombone, alto
PortraitEddie Henderson tr, fh, *1940 US
PortraitMike Clark dr, *1946 US
PortraitPaul Jackson eb, b, *1947 US
electric bass, written by
PortraitBill Summers perc, *1948 US
PortraitJerry Peters key, voc, p, US
orchestrated by
PortraitHarvey Mason dr, *1947 US
PortraitJaco Pastorius b, 1951-1987 US
electric bass
PortraitRaul Rekow cng, perc, 1954-2015 US
PortraitJames Levi dr, perc,
PortraitBaba Duru tab,
percussion, tablas
PortraitAlphonse Mouzon dr, *1948 US
drums, keyboards
PortraitFreddie Washington b, US
electric bass
PortraitMelvin "Wah Wah" Watson g, syn, voc, *1950 US
PortraitSheila Escovedo cng, voc,
PortraitGreg Walker voc, bvoc,
PortraitDaniel Ponce perc, cng, 1953-2013 CU
PortraitBill Laswell b, *1955 US
electric bass, written by
PortraitMichael Beinhorn syn, US
keyboards, dmx, synare, mini moog programming, written by
PortraitD.St. ,
scratches, turntables
PortraitAlex Al b,
PortraitTerri Lyne Carrington dr, *1965 US
PortraitStevie Wonder syn, *1950 US
vocals, harmonica
Steve Berkowitz a&r, legacy a&r
Howard Fritzson art direction
Seth Rothstein directed by, project director
Norm Elrod management, packaging managers
Tom Choi management, packaging managers
Woody Pompitaksuk mastered by
Getty Images photography by, booklet back cover
Eika Aoshima photography by, cover photo
Bob Belden producer, compilation produced by
Rudy Van Gelder engineer
Alfred Lion producer
George Avakian producer
Ray Hall recorded by
Frank Laico engineer
Teo Macero producer
Duke Pearson producer
Fred Catero recorded by
Jeremy Zatkin recorded by
John Vieira recorded by
David Rubinson recorded by
Tom Suzuki recorded by
Dave Jerden recorded by
Rob Eaton engineer
John Pace engineer
Album Tracks   
No Title Artist Composer Duration
1 Watermelon ManHerbie HancockHerbie Hancock7:12
2'Round MidnightHerbie HancockBernie Hanighen, Cootie Williams, Thelonious Monk4:03
3 Cantaloupe IslandHerbie HancockHerbie Hancock5:30
4 Maiden VoyageHerbie HancockHerbie Hancock7:55
5CircleHerbie HancockMiles Davis5:48
6 The SorcererHerbie HancockHerbie Hancock5:38
7Tell Me A Bedtime StoryHerbie HancockHerbie Hancock5:01
8Hidden ShadowsHerbie HancockHerbie Hancock10:11
9ChameleonHerbie HancockBennie Maupin, Harvey Mason, Herbie Hancock, Paul Jackson15:41
10Joanna's ThemeHerbie HancockHerbie Hancock4:43
11ButterflyHerbie HancockHerbie Hancock11:17
12People MusicHerbie HancockHerbie Hancock, Melvin Ragin, Paul Jackson7:08
13MilestonesHerbie HancockMiles Davis6:37
144 A.M.Herbie HancockHerbie Hancock5:22
15Come Running To MeHerbie HancockAllee Willis, Herbie Hancock8:24
16Finger PaintingHerbie HancockHerbie Hancock6:42
17Stars In Your EyesHerbie HancockGavin Christopher, Herbie Hancock, Lisa Capuano, Ray Parker Jr.7:05
18RockitHerbie HancockBill Laswell, Herbie Hancock, Michael Beinhorn5:24
19 St. Louis BluesHerbie HancockW. C. Handy5:50
20 ManhattanHerbie HancockHerbie Hancock4:04

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