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    Posted: May 03 2010 at 12:54
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 03 2010 at 13:01
Herbie!
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 03 2010 at 13:09
Originally posted by SaltyJon SaltyJon wrote:

Herbie!



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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 03 2010 at 13:43
Herb is going to bust Keith up.  Or were you talking about their keybord work?LOL
Either way i take Herb.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 03 2010 at 13:46
Coin flip.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 03 2010 at 15:14
Not so easy, but Herbie - for sure
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 03 2010 at 15:22
Herbie.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 03 2010 at 15:49
Mr. Hancock.
He is the one who released my favourite jazz album.
Les mains, les pieds balancés
Sur tant de mers, tant de planchers,
Un marin mort,
Il dormira

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 03 2010 at 15:50
Keith who??????   Confused
 
Sic 'im, Herb.......Grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr
 
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 03 2010 at 16:10
Emerson.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 03 2010 at 16:23
Hancooooook!
 


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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 03 2010 at 16:24
Never listened to Herbie, so naturally......................................................................................................................................................................................... . . . . .  .       .           .                           .                          .                                  .      Emerson
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 03 2010 at 16:33
Originally posted by RoyFairbank RoyFairbank wrote:

Never listened to Herbie, so naturally......................................................................................................................................................................................... . . . . .  .       .           .                           .                          .                                  .      Emerson
 
Ermm You never listened to Herbie, so it's natural to vote????!!!Confused
 
 
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 03 2010 at 16:37
Originally posted by The Quiet One The Quiet One wrote:

Originally posted by RoyFairbank RoyFairbank wrote:

Never listened to Herbie, so naturally......................................................................................................................................................................................... . . . . .  .       .           .                           .                          .                                  .      Emerson
 
Ermm You never listened to Herbie, so it's natural to vote????!!!Confused
 
 


......................................... .. ...  ... ...  ... ........................... .                           . yes
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 03 2010 at 18:39
Originally posted by RoyFairbank RoyFairbank wrote:

Originally posted by The Quiet One The Quiet One wrote:

Originally posted by RoyFairbank RoyFairbank wrote:

Never listened to Herbie, so naturally......................................................................................................................................................................................... . . . . .  .       .           .                           .                          .                                  .      Emerson
 
Ermm You never listened to Herbie, so it's natural to vote????!!!Confused
 
 


......................................... .. ...  ... ...  ... ........................... .                           . yes
 
Wacko You've got to be kidding me, why vote in a poll where you don't know one of the poll options, specially when there are only 2 options??!!
 
Don't you find it illogical? meaningless?
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 03 2010 at 19:11
Originally posted by The Quiet One The Quiet One wrote:

Originally posted by RoyFairbank RoyFairbank wrote:

Originally posted by The Quiet One The Quiet One wrote:

Originally posted by RoyFairbank RoyFairbank wrote:

Never listened to Herbie, so naturally......................................................................................................................................................................................... . . . . .  .       .           .                           .                          .                                  .      Emerson
 
Ermm You never listened to Herbie, so it's natural to vote????!!!Confused
 
 


......................................... .. ...  ... ...  ... ........................... .                           . yes
 
Wacko You've got to be kidding me, why vote in a poll where you don't know one of the poll options, specially when there are only 2 options??!!
 
Don't you find it illogical? meaningless?


Yes, but seriously QO, what Herbie Album should I listen to, and does he have any good synthpop/AOR stuff cuz I really go for that (I am listening to Robert Wyatt right now but Starship is queued!!!! :triumphant similie:)
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 03 2010 at 19:24
Keith Emerson.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 03 2010 at 22:18
Originally posted by RoyFairbank RoyFairbank wrote:

Originally posted by The Quiet One The Quiet One wrote:

Originally posted by RoyFairbank RoyFairbank wrote:

Originally posted by The Quiet One The Quiet One wrote:

Originally posted by RoyFairbank RoyFairbank wrote:

Never listened to Herbie, so naturally......................................................................................................................................................................................... . . . . .  .       .           .                           .                          .                                  .      Emerson
 
Ermm You never listened to Herbie, so it's natural to vote????!!!Confused
 
 


......................................... .. ...  ... ...  ... ........................... .                           . yes
 
Wacko You've got to be kidding me, why vote in a poll where you don't know one of the poll options, specially when there are only 2 options??!!
 
Don't you find it illogical? meaningless?


Yes, but seriously QO, what Herbie Album should I listen to, and does he have any good synthpop/AOR stuff cuz I really go for that (I am listening to Robert Wyatt right now but Starship is queued!!!! :triumphant similie:)


While I intended this as poll for people to vote who know both, but should have been more explicit about that, I appreciate your honesty and know that it is common no matter how explicit you are that there are those who will vote even if one explicitly asks people to only vote if they are reasonably familiar with both options.  I love Robert Wyatt's music, by the way.  Still, one of the reasons I do polls, since I don't really care about results, care far more about people's comments, is to increase exposure (though Hancock is well-known in these parts, I know there are those that don't really know him).

I would recommend Crossings and Sextant to start with (called "Mwandishi" albums-- those were revelatory albums for me which lead me to explore many albums by the Mwandishi players (Eddie Henderson's Realization, Julian Priester's Love, Love etc.).


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Crossings
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Sextant
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Youtube has various vids of his music (unfortunately, nothing of the amazing Crossings, but it's better to be immersed in the albums).  Here's the first track off Sextant:


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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 03 2010 at 23:56
Herbie is more versatile, has played longer at the top and is able to play in ensemble fashion. Which puts him three up on Mr. Emerson.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 04 2010 at 01:46
I'vet yet have to find an album with Emerson I like, and I do like some Herbie material like Crossings and ofcourse the classic Headhunters.
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