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    Posted: August 09 2007 at 20:16
Extremely progressive at times...but not always. Whuddya think of him as a solo artist?
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 09 2007 at 20:21
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Herbie is awesome. I knew someone who was accepted to the Monk Institute and got to play with Herbie. He said that their "Improv. and theory class" was a private gig with Herbie! thats sick. I personally liked him best on Maiden Voyage, Head Hunters, V.S.O.P (probably one of my most favorite album collabs.) Perfect Machine, Mr. Hands, and 1+1 which had WAYNE SHORTER on it. Great Music.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 09 2007 at 20:23
Head Hunters is one of my favourite non-experimental jazz albums of all time.

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 09 2007 at 20:25
He plays guitar. he said it was probably the most nerve-wrecking experience EVER. But it certainly was worth it
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 09 2007 at 20:26
I would think so.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 09 2007 at 20:53
I've never heard a complete album from him (yeah, I know I should), but, hell, Cantalupe Island is one of the best jamming songs that I've heard!! I actually find very funny to play and, of course, improvise over it, great!
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 10 2007 at 06:56
Sextant and Crossings are two of my favorite albums. Every album I have from mid - sixties to 72-73 (solo or other) are fantastic.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 10 2007 at 07:17
I have two albums- 'Sextant' and 'Headhunters'. Very much enjoy both; the first utilises electronics to excellent effect and the second is funkier, whilst still using the electronics but arguably to slightly more accessible effect.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 10 2007 at 08:03

To appreciate Herbie Hancock as a gifted solo artist this is the only album you need to listen to:

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 10 2007 at 14:52
Originally posted by dwill123 dwill123 wrote:

To appreciate Herbie Hancock as a gifted solo artist this is the only album you need to listen to:



Its brilliant, of course. But of those early albums I choose this one:

 
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 31 2007 at 02:49
I think prog-rockers would like Crossings, very psychedelic with lots of electronics and effects as well as some Melllotron too.
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