Takin' Off is the debut album by jazz pianist Herbie Hancock that was released in 1962 by Blue Note Records. The recording session included Freddie Hubbard on trumpet and Dexter Gordon on tenor saxophone. The album was a hard bop LP, with its characteristic two horns and a rhythm section. The bluesy single "Watermelon Man" made it to the Top 100 of the pop charts, and went on to become a jazz standard.
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Takin' Off is a music studio album recording by HERBIE HANCOCK (Jazz ive Rock) released in 1962 on cd, lp, vinyl and/or cassette. Takin' Off Blue Note 2019.
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Nom du groupe Herbie Hancock. Nom de l'album Takin' Off. Type Album. Date de parution 1962. Labels Blue Note EMI Records. Style MusicalJazz Rock. Membres possèdant cet album0. 1. Watermelon Man. 2. Three Bags Full.
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This historic session from '62 was Hancock's first album as a leader. With guest artist Dexter Gordon (with whom Herbie would again team 24 years later on the film 'Round Midnight), trumpeter Freddie Hubbard, bassist Butch Warren and drummer Billy Higgins, Hancock proved that he could blend artistry and appeal without diminishing either. On this re-release, 3 previously unissued alternate takes have been added. Exclusively for Prime members. Sample this album Artist (Sample).
This album has an average beat per minute of 120 BPM (slowest/fastest tempos: 82/176 BPM). See its BPM profile at the bottom of the page. BPM Profile Takin' Off. Album starts at 130BPM, ends at 132BPM (+2), with tempos within the -BPM range. Try refreshing the page if dots are missing). Recent albums by Herbie Hancock.
|A2||Three Bags Full|
|B3||Alone And I|
- Recorded At – Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
- Mastered At – Cohearent Audio
- Pressed By – Optimal Media GmbH
- Manufactured By – Universal International Music B.V.
- Bass – Butch Warren
- Design [Cover], Photography By [Cover Photo] – Reid Miles
- Drums – Billy Higgins
- Lacquer Cut By – Kevin Gray
- Liner Notes – Leonard Feather
- Piano, Written-By – Herbie Hancock
- Producer – Alfred Lion
- Recorded By [Recording By] – Rudy Van Gelder
- Tenor Saxophone – Dexter Gordon
- Trumpet – Freddie Hubbard
NotesRecorded on May 28, 1962.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Barcode: 6 02577 42399 4
- Matrix / Runout (Side A ): BƎ 62136-01 A1 00602577423994 7742399.A [email protected] 17
- Matrix / Runout (Side B ): BƎ 62136-01 B1 00602577423994 7742399.B [email protected] 16
|BLP 4109||Herbie Hancock||Takin' Off (LP, Album, Mono)||Blue Note||BLP 4109||US||1962|
|TOCJ-6436||Herbie Hancock||Takin' Off (CD, Album)||Blue Note||TOCJ-6436||Japan||2004|
|BST 84109||Herbie Hancock||Takin' Off (LP, Album, RE)||Blue Note||BST 84109||US||1975|
|37053||Herbie Hancock||Takin'Off (LP, Album, Dlx, Ltd, RE, 180)||Jazz Images||37053||Europe||2017|
|DOL882H||Herbie Hancock||Takin' Off (LP, Album, RE, 180)||DOL||DOL882H||Europe||2015|