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Head Hunters

Head Hunters
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Description: 0 0 Keyboardist Herbie Hancock's remarkable career took a surprising turn with this funk album--one of the first jazz albums to be certified gold. Hancock's already-storied career had included an extended tenure with Miles Davis as a member of both the classic quintet of the '60s and the trumpeter's groundbreaking electric dates. As a leader, the pianist had followed a similar course, cutting both outstanding acoustic dates (Maiden Voyage, Empyrean Isles) and experimental electric sessions (Sextant, Crossings). Head Hunters, however, was something different: a stripped-down date featuring reedman Bennie Maupin as the only horn ... (more)
Manufacturer: Sony
Release date: 7 August 1997
EAN: 0074646512326 UPC: 074646512326
Tags: Fusion (3), Jazz (3), Organ (2), American (1), (lib) (1), Usa (1), *saipal (1), Future Shock (1), United States (1), M (1), Vocoder (1), Piano (1), Pitchfork 70s (1), Keytar (1), Bandleader (1), 1970s (1), Clavinet (1), Composer (1), Musician (1), Music Mecca 51 (1)
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"If Chick Corea liberated the electric piano, it was Hancock who set the synthesizer free. Head Hunters is a twangy, analog tour de force featuring proper jazz improvisation over beats as street as Parliament’s. Jazz just doesn’t get funkier than this. Standout track: “Chameleon”"

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