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Herbie Hancock - The Best Of Herbie Hancock

Tracklist

1 Watermelon Man 7:10
2 Driftin' 6:55
3 Maiden Voyage 7:54
4 Dolphin Dance 9:15
5 One Finger Snap 7:15
6 Cantaloupe Island 5:30
7 Riot 5:40
8 Speak Like A Child 7:40
9 King Cobra 6:52

Companies, etc.

  • Manufactured By – Columbia House – CDP 591142
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Capitol Records, Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – Capitol Records, Inc.

Credits

  • Bass – Butch Warren (tracks: 1, 2), Chuck Israels (tracks: 9), Ron Carter (tracks: 3 to 8)
  • Compilation Producer – Michael Cuscuna
  • Drums – Tony Williams* (tracks: 3 to 6, 9), Billy Higgins (tracks: 1, 2), Mickey Roker (tracks: 7, 8)
  • Engineer – Rudy Van Gelder
  • Flugelhorn – Thad Jones (tracks: 7, 8)
  • Flute [Alto] – Jerry Dodgion (tracks: 7, 8)
  • Mastered By [Digital Transfers] – Ron McMaster
  • Photography By [Cover Photo] – Francis Wolff
  • Piano, Composed By – Herbie Hancock
  • Producer – Alfred Lion
  • Tenor Saxophone – Dexter Gordon (tracks: 1, 2), George Coleman (tracks: 3, 4), Hank Mobley (tracks: 9)
  • Trombone – Grachan Moncur III (tracks: 9)
  • Trombone [Bass] – Peter Phillips (tracks: 7, 8)
  • Trumpet – Donald Byrd (tracks: 9)
  • Trumpet, Flugelhorn – Freddie Hubbard (tracks: 1 to 6)

Notes

Tracks 1, 2: Recorded on May 28, 1962. Originally issued on Takin' Off, Blue Note BST-84109.
Tracks 3, 4: Recorded on March 17, 1965. Originally issued on Maiden Voyage, Blue Note BST-84195.
Tracks 5, 6: Recorded on June 17, 1964. Originally issued on Empyrean Isles, Blue Note BST-84175.
Tracks 7, 8: Recorded on March 6, 1968. Originally issued on Speak Like A Child, Blue Note BST-84279.
Track 9: Recorded on March 19, 1963. Originally issued on My Point Of View, Blue Note BST-84126.

Tracks 2 & 9 do not appear on LP configuration.

The classic Blue Note albums which span the mid 1950's to late 1960's were recorded directly on to two track analog tape. No multitrack recording was used and consequently no mixing was required. Therefore, this CD was made by transferring the one step analog master to digital.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Scanned): 020831419420 08
  • Barcode (Printed): 0 20831 - 4194 - 2 08

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
CDP 7 91142 2 Herbie Hancock The Best Of Herbie Hancock ‎(CD, Comp) Blue Note CDP 7 91142 2 US 1988
26425 Herbie Hancock The Best Of Herbie Hancock ‎(LP, Comp) Blue Note 26425 Venezuela 1988
7911422 Herbie Hancock The Best Of Herbie Hancock ‎(CD, Comp) Blue Note 7911422 Australia 1995
CDP 7 91142 2, 0777 7 91142 2 1 Herbie Hancock The Best Of Herbie Hancock ‎(CD, Comp, RE) Blue Note, Blue Note CDP 7 91142 2, 0777 7 91142 2 1 Europe 1995
066 791142 1 Herbie Hancock The Best Of Herbie Hancock ‎(LP, Comp) Blue Note 066 791142 1 Brazil 1988


Herbie Hancock - The Best Of Herbie Hancock
Artist: Herbie Hancock
Album's title: The Best Of Herbie Hancock
Label: Blue Note ‎– CDP 5 91142 2
Series: The Blue Note Years –
Type: CD, Compilation, Club Edition
Country: US
Date of released:
Category: Jazz
Style: Hard Bop, Post Bop, Modal
Size MP3 zip: 1827 mb
Size FLAC zip: 1261 mb
Rating: 4.2/5
Votes: 426
Format: MP3 FLAC DMF VQF MMF AIFF AUD FLAC AHX