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Herbie Mann

fl, 1930-2003 US, Brooklyn
Musician of Jazz
A.k.a. Herbert Jay Solomon Herbert Solomon

American jazz flutist, tenor saxophonist, clarinetist & bass clarinetist. He branched out to latin jazz, reggae and disco, to name some of the styles he explored. Mann also established Embryo Records (1969-1977) and Kokopelli Records (mid. '90s). Born : April 16, 1930 in Brooklyn, New York. Died : July 01, 2003 in Pecos, New Mexico. Herbie began getting involved with the newly emerging disco scene when he covered LTG Exchange's "Waterbed". It's a very funky instrumental with a great bassline. From this album he also covered "Hijack" by Barrabas. This became popular in the early disco scene in the UK and was one of the very first 12" promos ever pressed in Europe. Another disco recording was his cover of Celi Bee's "Superman" theme which peaked at #26 on the US Billboard charts. For this album Herbie worked with New York disco producer Patrick Adams and together they wrote the jazz-funk classic "Etagui".

        
Instruments
  • Flute
  • Tenor sax
  • Clarinet
Genres
  • Jazz
  • R&B/Soul
  • Latin
Popular Tracks   
Comin' Home Baby on Atlantic Jazz: Soul by Various Artists
Memphis Underground on Memphis Underground by Herbie Mann
Cajun Moon (feat. Cissy Housten) on Surprises by Herbie Mann
Batida diferente on Latin Fever by Herbie Mann
One Note Samba on Do the Bossa Nova by Herbie Mann
Battle Hymn of the Republic on Memphis Underground by Herbie Mann
Muscle Shoals Nitty Gritty on Muscle Shoals Nitty Gritty by Herbie Mann
Push Push (feat. Duane Allman) on Push Push by Herbie Mann
Deve Ser Amor (It Must Be Love) on Do the Bossa Nova by Herbie Mann
Amor Em Paz (Love in Peace) on Do the Bossa Nova by Herbie Mann

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Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Hi Jack (Second Edition)Herbie Mann2017Single
The Very Best Of Herbie Mann: It's A Funky ThingHerbie Mann2017Compil.
Hi Jack (Joaquin Joe Claussell Remix, Unofficial Edits & Overdub Version)Herbie Mann2017Single
Live At The Whisky 1969 The Unreleased MastersHerbie Mann2016Album
My Jazz Collection 45Herbie Mann2015Album
Milestones Of A LegendHerbie Mann2015Album
Morning AfterHerbie Mann2014Compil.
Bossa NovaHerbie Mann2014Compil.
Eight Classic Albums Vol. 2Herbie Mann2013Compil.
Eight Classic AlbumsHerbie Mann2012Compil.
Four Classic AlbumsHerbie Mann2012Compil.
Original Album SeriesHerbie Mann2011Album
Herbie Manns Afro-Jazz Sextet African Suite plus The Herbie Mann Nonet Flute, Brass, Vibes & PercussionHerbie Mann2011Album
Searchin' / Hi-Jack (Tom Moulton Mixes)Change Feat. Luther Vandross / Herbie Mann2011Album
Hi-Jack / Whistle BumpHerbie Mann / Eumir Deodato2008Album
SmokeHerbie Mann2007Compil.
Sarah VaughanSarah Vaughan Featuring Miles Davis, Clifford Brown, Paul Quinichette, Herbie Mann, Tony Scott2007Compil.
The Complete Latin Band SessionsHerbie Mann - Chick Corea2007Compil.
A Man & A Woman / Herbie Mann & Joao Gilberto With Antonio Carlos JobimHerbie Mann & Tamiko Jones & João Gilberto2006Compil.
Introducing Herbie MannHerbie Mann2006Compil.
CaravanHerbie Mann2005Compil.
Beyond BrooklynHerbie Mann, Phil Woods2004Album
Rio De Janeiro UndergroundRomero Lubambo Featuring Herbie Mann & Ivan Lins2002Album
My Little Suede ShoesHerbie Mann2002Compil.
Bird In A Silver Cage / Fire IslandHerbie Mann2001Compil.
Adventures in JazzGil Goldstein, Randy Brecker, David Sanborn, Herbie Mann, Pat Martino, John Patitucci, Billy Kilson2001Compil.
The Family Of Man/The Wailing DervishesHerbie Mann2001Compil.
Open Windows / The Inspiration I FeelHerbie Mann2001Compil.
Mellow / Hold On I'm ComingHerbie Mann2001Compil.
Live At The Whisky A Go Go / Mississippi GamblerHerbie Mann2001Compil.
Turtle Bay/DiscothequeHerbie Mann2001Compil.
Waterbed / SurprisesHerbie Mann2001Compil.
Sketch Book IIShinpei Inoue With Herbie Mann2001Album
Gagaku And Beyond/Astral IslandHerbie Mann2001Compil.
Herbie MannHerbie Mann2001Compil.
Super Mann / Yellow FeverHerbie Mann2001Compil.
Brazil - Once Again / SunbeltHerbie Mann2001Album
To Birdland And HurryHerbie Mann2001Album
Do The Bossa Nova / Latin FeverHerbie Mann2000Compil.
Eastern European RootsHerbie Mann & Sona Terra2000Album
Bossa Nova / My Kinda GrooveHerbie Mann1999Compil.
PerdidoHerbie Mann1999Compil.
Everybody Dance - SamplerHerbie Mann / Sister Sledge1998Album
African MannHerbie Mann1998Album
Afro JazziacHerbie Mann1998Compil.
America / Brasil - Radio EditsHerbie Mann1997Album
America / BrasilHerbie Mann1997Album
65th Birthday Celebration: Live At The Blue Note In New York CityHerbie Mann1997Album
Brazilian Soft ShoeHerbie Mann1996Compil.
Verve Jazz Masters 56Herbie Mann1996Compil.
The Jazz Masters -100 Años de SwingHerbie Mann1996Compil.
Peace Pieces - The Music Of Bill EvansHerbie Mann1995Album
Samba & Bossa NovaHerbie Mann1994Compil.
The Evolution Of Mann - The Herbie Mann AnthologyHerbie Mann1994Compil.
Deep PocketHerbie Mann1994Album
Sassy - 1950-1954Sarah Vaughan Featuring Clifford Brown, Paul Quinichette, Herbie Mann, Miles Davis, Budd Johnson, Jimmy Jones, Joe Benjamin, Roy Haynes1993Compil.
Herbie Mann - Billy CobhamHerbie Mann / Billy Cobham1991Compil.
Caminho De CasaHerbie Mann1990Album
Two AmigosDave Valentin, Herbie Mann1990Album
OpalescenceHerbie Mann1989Album
SonhosHerbie Mann1987Single
Jasil BrazzHerbie Mann1987Album
Flutin' The Bird ... Bird Lives!Herbie Mann, Bobby Jaspar, Seldon Powell, Frank Wess1986Album
Drums and FlutesHerbie Mann, Chick Webb, Hubert Laws, Joe Morello1985Compil.
See Through SpiritsHerbie Mann1985Album
Push / Gold RushHerbie Mann1983Single
Astral IslandHerbie Mann1983Album
Theme From Tootsie (An Actor's Life)Herbie Mann1983Single
Herbie Mann With The Wessel Ilcken TrioHerbie Mann With The Wessel Ilcken Combo1982Single
Bend Down LowHerbie Mann1981Single
MellowHerbie Mann1981Album
Herbie MannHerbie Mann1981Compil.
All Blues / Forest RainHerbie Mann1981Album
Jisco DazzHerbie Mann1979Album
Latin FeverHerbie Mann1979Single
Yellow FeverHerbie Mann1979Album
Jisco Dazz / Body OilHerbie Mann1978Album
Super MannHerbie Mann1978Album
SupermanHerbie Mann1978Album
SunbeltHerbie Mann1978Album
The Closer I Get To YouHerbie Mann1978Single
Brazil - Once AgainHerbie Mann1978Album
Disco Boy / Bird WalkFrank Zappa / Herbie Mann1977Compil.
Herbie Mann & Fire IslandHerbie Mann & Fire Island1977Album
Gagaku & BeyondHerbie Mann1976Album
Sessions, LiveHerbie Mann, Ella Mae Morse And Jimmy Giuffre1976Album
Stop That Train (Draw Your Breaks)Herbie Mann1976Single
Stars & Stripes ForeverHerbie Mann & The Carnival Band1976Single
Reggae IIHerbie Mann1976Album
BirdwalkHerbie Mann1976Single
Cajun MoonHerbie Mann1976Single
Live In New York, 1964Herbie Mann1976Album
Herbie ManiaHerbie Mann1976Album
AriaHerbie Mann1976Single
SurprisesHerbie Mann Featuring Cissy Houston1976Album
Bird In A Silver CageHerbie Mann1976Album
Bird In A Silver Cage / The PiperHerbie Mann1976Album
Early Mann - The Bethlehem Years, Volume IIHerbie Mann1976Compil.
Hijack / Bertha Butt Boogie Part 1Herbie Mann / The Jimmy Castor Bunch1975Album
Herbie MannHerbie Mann1975Compil.
"Herbie Mann & Soul Flutes Max 20"Herbie Mann1975Album
WaterbedHerbie Mann1975Single
El Secuestro = HijackHerbie Mann1975Single
Hijack / The Orient ExpressHerbie Mann1975Single
Early Mann - The Bethlehem Years, Volume 1Herbie Mann1975Compil.
2 Originals Of Herbie MannHerbie Mann1975Compil.
Hi-Jack / Lady MarmeladeHerbie Mann1975Single
WaterbedHerbie Mann1975Album
Waterbed / Body OilHerbie Mann1975Single
Hi Jack / Ease On Down The RoadHerbie Mann / Consumer Rapport1975Single
DiscothèqueHerbie Mann1975Album
Hijack / The Orient ExpressHerbie Mann1975Single
Hijack / WaterbedHerbie Mann1975Single
My Girl / Rivers Of BabylonHerbie Mann1974Single
ReggaeHerbie Mann1974Album
Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da / Rivers Of BabylonHerbie Mann1974Single
SpinballHerbie Mann1974Single
Pop ImpressionHerbie Mann1974Album
London UndergroundHerbie Mann1974Album
Anata (I Wish You Were Here With Me)Herbie Mann1974Single
Spinball / Turtle BayHerbie Mann1973Single
Star-CollectionHerbie Mann1973Compil.
The Herbie Mann-Maynard Ferguson YearsHerbie Mann / Maynard Ferguson1973Compil.
Spinball / Now I've Found A Lady (Soul Rachanga)Herbie Mann1973Single
Hold On, I'm Comin'Herbie Mann1973Single
Let Me Tell YouHerbie Mann1973Compil.
Turtle BayHerbie Mann1973Album
The Herbie Mann-Maynard Ferguson YearsHerbie Mann - Maynard Ferguson1973Compil.
Et Tu FlutéHerbie Mann1973Compil.
Hold On, I'm Comin'Herbie Mann1973Album
Turtle Bay / Do It AgainHerbie Mann1973Single
Mississippi GamblerHerbie Mann1972Album
Philly DogHerbie Mann1972Single
The Evolution Of MannHerbie Mann1972Compil.
Vol. 12Herbie Mann1972Compil.
Respect Yourself / Mississippi GamblerHerbie Mann1972Single
Soul FlutesHerbie Mann1971Compil.
Push PushHerbie Mann1971Album
Double DeluxeHerbie Mann1971Compil.
Memphis Two-StepHerbie Mann1971Album
Memphis Two-Step / Soul ManHerbie Mann1971Single
Push Push - Part IHerbie Mann1971Single
The Best Of Herbie MannHerbie Mann1970Compil.
Muscle Shoals Nitty GrittyHerbie Mann1970Album
The Best Of Herbie MannHerbie Mann1970Compil.
Golden Double AlbumHerbie Mann1970Compil.
Stone FluteHerbie Mann1970Album
Memphis Underground / New OrleansHerbie Mann1969Single
Hold On, I'm Comin'Herbie Mann1969Single
Live At The Whisky A Go GoHerbie Mann1969Album
Concerto Grosso In D BluesHerbie Mann1969Album
The Great MannHerbie Mann1969Compil.
One Note SambaHerbie Mann1969Compil.
Memphis UndergroundHerbie Mann1969Album
It's A Funky Thing - Right OnHerbie Mann1969Single
The Letter / Upa, NeguinhoHerbie Mann1968Single
By The Time I Get To Phoenix / Sports CarsHerbie Mann1968Single
Unchain My Heart / Glory Of LoveHerbie Mann1968Single
Unchain My HeartHerbie Mann1968Single
Glory Of LoveHerbie Mann1968Album
By The Time I Get To Phoenix / Sports CarsHerbie Mann1968Single
Latin JazzHerbie Mann1968Compil.
Windows OpenedHerbie Mann1968Album
Glory Of LoveHerbie Mann1968Single
The Inspiration I FeelHerbie Mann1968Album
Windows OpenedHerbie Mann1968Album
Unchain My Heart/The house of The Rising SunHerbie Mann1968Single
The Wailing DervishesHerbie Mann1967Album
Day TripperTamiko Jones With Herbie Mann1967Single
Turkish Coffee / UskudarHerbie Mann1967Single
A Mann & A WomanHerbie Mann & Tamiko Jones1967Album
St. ThomasHerbie Mann1967Single
The Honeydripper / The PuppetHerbie Mann1967Single
Impressions Of The Middle EastHerbie Mann1967Album
The Herbie Mann String AlbumHerbie Mann1967Album
Live For Life / Cottage For SaleCarmen McRae & Herbie Mann1967Single
The Beat Goes On / Free For AllHerbie Mann1967Single
The Beat Goes OnHerbie Mann1967Album
Our Mann FluteHerbie Mann1966Album
Our Man Flint / YesterdayHerbie Mann1966Single
A Man And A WomanTamiko Jones With Herbie Mann1966Single
Today / ArrastaoHerbie Mann1966Single
Scratch / Theme From "This Is My Beloved"Herbie Mann1966Single
New Mann At NewportHerbie Mann1966Album
Philly DogHerbie Mann1966Single
Tutti FluteeHerbie Mann1966Single
Monday Night At The Village GateHerbie Mann1966Album
Bongo Conga & FluteHerbie Mann1966Compil.
Philly Dog / SunnyHerbie Mann / Dave Pike1966Single
Philly Dog / Frere JacquesHerbie Mann1966Single
Our Man Flint / Flint, Agente SecretoHerbie Mann1966Single
Música De FilmsHerbie Mann Y Tamiko Jones1966Single
Amor En Paz = Love In PeaceHerbie Mann1966Single
(Love Theme From) Is Paris Burning ? / Happy BrassHerbie Mann1966Single
Golden Jazz FluteHerbie Mann1966Compil.
A Man And A Woman / SidewinderTamiko Jones With Herbie Mann1966Single
Today!Herbie Mann1966Album
Big Band MannHerbie Mann1966Compil.
My Kinda GrooveHerbie Mann1965Album
Herbie Mann & Joao Gilberto With Antonio Carlos JobimHerbie Mann & João Gilberto1965Compil.
Golden DiskHerbie Mann1965Album
Latin Mann (Afro To Bossa To Blues)Herbie Mann1965Album
The Roar Of The Greasepaint- The Smell Of The CrowdHerbie Mann1965Album
The Best Of Herbie MannHerbie Mann1965Compil.
Feeling Good / The JokerHerbie Mann1965Single
Standing Ovation At NewportHerbie Mann1965Album
Theme From "Malamondo" (Funny World) / Fiddler On The RoofHerbie Mann1964Single
Down By The RiversideHerbie Mann1964Single
Harlem Nocturne / Not Now - Later OnHerbie Mann1964Single
Cherry Point / Early Morning BluesHerbie Mann1964Single
NirvanaHerbie Mann & The Bill Evans Trio1964Album
Latin FeverHerbie Mann1964Album
Mushi MushiHerbie Mann1964Single
Soft Winds / The Girl From IpanemaHerbie Mann1963Single
Paris brule-t-ilHerbie Mann1963Single
Live At NewportHerbie Mann1963Single
Live At NewportHerbie Mann1963Album
Sound Of MannHerbie Mann1963Compil.
Live At NewportHerbie Mann1963Album
It Must Be Love - Bossa Nova / Blues Walk Bossa NovaHerbie Mann1963Single
One Note Samba / Amor In Peace (Amor Em Paz)Herbie Mann1963Single
Herbie Mann Returns To The Village GateHerbie Mann1963Album
Herbie Mann At The Village GateHerbie Mann1962Album
Brazil, Bossa Nova & BluesHerbie Mann1962Album
Right Now / BoroquihnoHerbie Mann1962Single
Do The Bossa NovaHerbie Mann1962Album
Right NowHerbie Mann1962Album
This Is My BelovedLaurence Harvey, Herbie Mann1962Album
Summertime/Comin' Home BabyHerbie Mann1962Single
George Gershwin's Porgy And BessGeorge Gershwin, Mel Tormé, Frances Faye With Betty Roché, George Kirby, Johnny Hartman, Sallie Blair, Frank Rosolino, Loulie Jean Norman, Duke Ellington And His Orchestra, Russell Garcia Conducting The Studio Orchestra, The Australian Jazz Quintet, The Pat Moran Quartet, The Stan Levey Group And Maynard Ferguson, Cat Anderson, Howard McGhee, Herbie Mann, Paul Gonsalves, Ralph Sharon, Johnny Hodges1962Album
Richard Rodgers' No Strings. An After-Theatre VersionLaVern Baker / Chris Connor / Herbie Mann / Bobby Short1962Album
Love Theme From "This Is My Beloved"Laurence Harvey With Herbie Mann1962Single
Bossa NovaHerbie Mann1962Single
This Little Girl Of Mine (Charanga)Herbie Mann1961Single
Paris Brule-T-Il / Happy BrassHerbie Mann1961Single
Gone NativeHerbie Mann1961Album
Early Morning BluesHerbie Mann1959Single
Flautista! Herbie Mann Plays Afro-Cuban JazzHerbie Mann1959Album
Cherry PointHerbie Mann1959Single
SerenadaHerbie Mann1959Single
The Magic Flute Of Herbie MannHerbie Mann1958Single
Mann In The MorningHerbie Mann1958Album
Just Wailin'Herbie Mann, Charlie Rouse, Kenny Burrell, Mal Waldron1958Album
Salute To The Flute 1Herbie Mann With The Wessel Ilcken Combo1958Single
Salute To The Flute IIHerbie Mann With The Wessel Ilcken Combo1958Single
Sultry SerenadeHerbie Mann1958Album
The Epitome Of JazzHerbie Mann1958Compil.
Let's March / Somewhere ElseHerbie Mann / Bobby Jaspar1958Single
Flute SouffléHerbie Mann / Bobby Jaspar1957Album
The Magic Flute Of Herbie MannHerbie Mann1957Album
Let's MarchHerbie Mann1957Single
Salute To The FluteHerbie Mann With The Wessel Ilcken Trio1957Album
Flute FraternityHerbie Mann & Buddy Collette1957Album
Flute FlightHerbie Mann And Bobby Jaspar1957Album
Salute To The FluteHerbie Mann1957Album
The Jazz We Heard Last SummerSahib Shihab / Herbie Mann1957Album
Mann AloneHerbie Mann1957Album
Yardbird SuiteHerbie Mann1957Album
All About Herbie MannHerbie Mann1956Compil.
Herbie Mann PlaysHerbie Mann1956Album
The Best Of Herbie Mann Vol. 2Herbie Mann1955Compil.
Herbie MannHerbie Mann1954Album
My Little Suede ShoesHerbie Mann1954Single
Compared To What / Philly DogLes McCann & Eddie Harris / Herbie MannSingle
Listen Here / Memphis UndergroundEddie Harris / Herbie MannSingle
Wailin' ModernistHerbie MannAlbum
Watermelon ManHerbie MannSingle
2 Record Set Sampler! The Best of... RiversideHerbie Mann, Bill Evans, Wes Montgomery, Thelonious Monk & Charlie ByrdCompil.
Volume 5Herbie MannCompil.
Love Is A Simple Song / JasminHerbie MannSingle
MJQ Vs. Herbie MannThe Modern Jazz Quartet / Herbie MannAlbum
Hold Back (Just A Little) / To Sir, With LoveHerbie MannSingle
St. Louis Blues / Let's Dance / Tenderly / Strike Up The BandHerbie MannSingle
The Surrey With The Fringe On Top / SorimaoHerbie MannSingle
BartaSteve Barta With Special Guest Herbie MannAlbum
Desafinado / BorquinhoHerbie MannSingle
Let Me Tell YouHerbie MannCompil.
Right Now / DesafinadoHerbie MannSingle
George Benson - Herbie Mann - Nat Adderley - K. Winding - J.J. Johnson - Wes Montgomery - Quincy Jones - Paul DesmondGeorge Benson - Herbie Mann - Nat Adderley, Kai Winding & J.J. Johnson - Wes Montgomery - Quincy Jones - Paul DesmondCompil.
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