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The Headhunters

Band, *1973 US, San Francisco
Jazz and R&B/Soul

The Headhunters are an American jazz-funk fusion band, best known for their albums they recorded as a backing band of jazz keyboard player Herbie Hancock during the 1970s. Hancock's debut album with the group, Head Hunters, is one of the best-selling jazz/fusion records of all time.

PortraitBill Summers
perc *1948 US
PortraitHerbie Hancock
p *1940 US
PortraitBennie Maupin
ts *1940 US
PortraitDewayne McKnight
g *1954 US
PortraitMike Clark
dr *1946 US
PortraitPaul Jackson
eb, b *1947 US
PortraitJames Levi
dr, perc
John Rudgers
Popular Tracks   
God Make Me Funky on Survival Of The Fittest by The Headhunters
Straight From The Gate on Straight From The Gate by The Headhunters
Watermelon Man on Live From Brooklyn Bowl by The Headhunters
If You've Got It, You'll Get It on Survival Of The Fittest by The Headhunters
I Remember I Made You Crazy on Straight From The Gate by The Headhunters
Rocking At The Mole House on Speakers In The House by The Headhunters
Don't Kill Your Feelings on Straight From The Gate by The Headhunters
Daffy's Dance on Survival Of The Fittest by The Headhunters
Music on Survival Of The Fittest by The Headhunters
Here And Now on Survival Of The Fittest by The Headhunters

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Band Membership

Title Artist Year Type
God Make Me Funky / If You've Got It, You'll Get ItThe Headhunters2017Single
Live In Boston November 13, 1973 WBCNHerbie Hancock, The Headhunters2016Album
Paul's Mall Jazz Workshop Boston November 1973Herbie Hancock & The Headhunters2016Album
Omaha Civic Auditorium, 17th November 1975Herbie Hancock & The Headhunters2015Album
Survival Of The Fittest / Straight From The GateThe Headhunters2012Compil.
Survival Of The Fittest ... Plus (Straight From The Gate)The Headhunters2012Compil.
PlatinumThe Headhunters2011Album
Watermelon Man (Tokyo 2005)Herbie Hancock 's The Headhunters2008Album
On Top: Live In EuropeThe Headhunters2008Album
Evolution RevolutionThe Headhunters2003Album
God Make Me Funky / Baby Don't CryThe Headhunters / Third Guitar2001Album
God Made Me Funky / Sneakin' Up Behind YouThe Headhunters / The Brecker Brothers2001Album
Funk HunterThe Headhunters1998Album
Return Of The HeadhuntersThe Headhunters1998Album
Skank It RemixesThe Headhunters1998Album
Return Of The Headhunters RemixesThe Headhunters1998Album
Straight From The GateThe Headhunters1977Album
Survival Of The FittestThe Headhunters1975Album
God Make Me FunkyThe Headhunters1975Single
If You've Got It You'll Get It / MugicThe Headhunters1975Single
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