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Watermelom Man - Herbie Hancock - Takin Off (Vinyl, LP, Album)

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  1. Nikojas says:Jun 11,  · The first track heard from Hancock was ‘Watermelon Man’, a tune that has gone on to be one of his standards, especially after the cover version by Mongo Santamaria became a US Top 10 hit.
  2. Faetaxe says:Takin' Off, an Album by Herbie Hancock. Released 18 September on Blue Note (catalog no. 3 2 4; CD). Genres: Post-Bop, Modal Jazz. Featured peformers: Amanda Wray (design), Bob Blumenthal (liner notes), Francis Wolff (photography).
  3. Tygogal says:Hancock made his debut as professional musician in the early s as a sideman, quickly earning a good reputation. Blue Note Records noticed his talent and added him to its roster. For the label, he released seven albums, including Takin' Off (), his first solo album, supported by the single "Watermelon Man", which is one of the most performed jazz standards; Empyrean Isles () and.
  4. Yogrel says:On his debut album Takin’ Off—recorded and released in —jazz legend Herbie Hancock arrived fully formed at the helm of an impressive quintet with trumpeter Freddie Hubbard, tenor saxophonist Dexter Gordon, bassist Butch Warren, and drummer Billy Higgins/5(39).
  5. Arahn says:On his debut album Takin’ Off—recorded and released in —jazz legend Herbie Hancock arrived fully formed at the helm of an impressive quintet with trumpeter Freddie Hubbard, tenor saxophonist Dexter Gordon, bassist Butch Warren, and drummer Billy Higgins. Though rooted firmly in hard bop, the brilliant pianist and composer presented his own strikingly original voice on this 6-song Brand: Herbie Hancock.
  6. Taran says:Takin' Off, which could be subtitled "Birth of A Legend," is now available the way it should be, in pristine sound. Like all Music Matters Jazz releases, this audiophile vinyl reissue is mastered from the original analog tape and pressed on g virgin vinyl at RTI in Camarillo, CA.
  7. Douzshura says:View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Gram Vinyl release of Takin' Off on Discogs. Label: Cisco Music - CLP,EMI Music Special Markets - ,Blue Note - BST • Format: Vinyl LP, Album, Limited Edition, Numbered, Reissue Gram • Country: US • Genre: Jazz • Style: Hard Bop, Soul-Jazz/5(38).
  8. Voll says:As a whole, Takin' Off is an exceptional debut album, one that merely hints at the future creativity of one of the greatest jazz pianists of all time. This Blue Note 80 vinyl edition is all-analog, mastered by Kevin Gray from the original master tapes, and pressed on gram vinyl at Optimal in Germany.

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