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Empyrean Isles

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Description: Pianist and composer Herbie Hancock has had a long and varied career, during which he's enjoyed both creative and commercial success, though seldom at the same time. For many listeners, his creative peak came early, on two stunning Blue Note recordings, Maiden Voyage and the less celebrated Empyrean Isles. Recorded in 1964, Empyrean Isles is the earlier of the two and also the most radical. Hancock's quartet features Freddie Hubbard substituting a cornet for his usual trumpet, and getting a more burnished, slightly warmer sound. Without the jazz-typical saxophone present, Hancock's is almost a naked band, and the single horn bl ... (more)
Manufacturer: Blue Note Records
Release date: 25 October 1990
Number of discs: 1
EAN: 0077778417521 UPC: 077778417521
Tags: Jazz (3), Blue Note (2), VSOP (1), Herbie Hancock (1), Headhunters (1), Miles Davis (1), American (1), Usa (1), United States (1), Piano (1), Bandleader (1), Composer (1), Musician (1), Hard Bop (1), Jazz Fusion (1), Post Bop (1), Bebop (1)
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