Herbie Hancock (US jazz pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer)

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Herbert Jeffrey Hancock, born in Chicago, IL, USA, is without doubt the most well known, controversial and influential of all jazz pianists.
Soon noticed by and involved with Miles Davis, Mr Hancock almost stormed the hardbop Blue Note 60's with a number of legendary sessions, from his (nearly) first record Takin' Off, to The Prisoner.
Recording with the new Mile's cats, he then took an important turn (around the time of Head Hunters), experimenting and mixing genres, thus drifting from his previous fan base expectations.
While the hardbop's crowd thought he was completely lost for the cause, he then took a radical U-turn, with the all-stars-all-jazz V.S.O.P.
He has since recorded and experimented in a lot of directions, exploring "sound textures" and touring with various bands.
Certainly a very complex personality, with an extensive discography.

Annotation last modified on 2008-01-05 02:28 UTC.

Legal name: Herbert Jeffrey Hancock



2001The EssenceHerbie Hancock1


1962Takin’ OffHerbie Hancock516
1963My Point of ViewHerbie Hancock32
1964Empyrean IslesHerbie Hancock4.6514
1964Inventions & DimensionsHerbie Hancock48
1965Maiden VoyageHerbie Hancock415
1968Speak Like a ChildHerbie Hancock10
1969Fat Albert RotundaHerbie Hancock6
1969The PrisonerHerbie Hancock10
1971CrossingsHerbie Hancock6
1971MwandishiHerbie Hancock46
1973Head HuntersHerbie Hancock426
1973SextantHerbie Hancock410
1974ThrustHerbie Hancock49
1975Man-ChildHerbie Hancock58
1976SecretsHerbie Hancock56
1978SunlightHerbie Hancock4
1978Third PlaneRon Carter / Herbie Hancock / Tony Williams12
1979DirectstepHerbie Hancock6
1979Feets Don’t Fail Me NowHerbie Hancock8
1979Butterfly笠井紀美子 with Herbie Hancock4
1979The PianoHerbie Hancock5
1980Mr. HandsHerbie Hancock57
1980MonsterHerbie Hancock6
1981Magic WindowsHerbie Hancock7
1982Lite Me UpHerbie Hancock6
1982QuartetHerbie Hancock57
1983Future ShockHerbie Hancock14
1984Sound-SystemHerbie Hancock9
1985Village LifeHerbie Hancock and Foday Musa Suso42
1987NightwindMike Lawrence with Herbie Hancock & Bob James1
1988Perfect MachineHerbie Hancock5
1991Hot PianoHerbie Hancock1
1991Out of This WorldHerbie Hancock with Donald Byrd / Pepper Adams Quintet3
1993Feets Don't Fail Me NowHerbie Hancock1
1994A Tribute to MilesHerbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Ron Carter, Wallace Roney & Tony Williams3
1994The EggHerbie Hancock1
1995Dis Is da DrumHerbie Hancock56
1995Jammin’ With HerbieHerbie Hancock1
1996The New StandardHerbie Hancock5
19971+1Herbie Hancock & Wayne Shorter4
1998Gershwin’s WorldHerbie Hancock6
1999VoyagerHerbie Hancock1
2000Jammin’ With HerbieHerbie Hancock1
2001Future 2 FutureHerbie Hancock4
2004Complete RecordingsEric Dolphy Quintet featuring Herbie Hancock1
2005PossibilitiesHerbie Hancock4
2007River: The Joni LettersHerbie Hancock7
2008Late Night Jazz FavoritesHerbie Hancock1
2009Triple Best OfHerbie Hancock1
2010The Imagine ProjectHerbie Hancock4
2011Timeless Jazz: Herbie HancockHerbie Hancock1
2011Legends (Remastered)Herbie Hancock1
2015MonsterHerbie Hancock1
2016Sunlight & Feets Don't Fail Me NowHerbie Hancock1
2017Bouncing Blue LightsHerbie Hancock1
2018Sleeping GiantHerbie Hancock1
Jazz Time - 2Herbie Hancock1
Jammin the JazzHerbie Hancock1
Maiden Voyage / Speak Like a ChildHerbie Hancock1
Trio '77Herbie Hancock1

Album + Compilation

1975Herbie HancockHerbie Hancock1
1976Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock, Keith Jarrett, McCoy TynerChick Corea / Herbie Hancock / Keith Jarrett / McCoy Tyner6
1988The Best of Herbie Hancock: The Blue Note YearsHerbie Hancock54
1991The Very Best OfHerbie Hancock1
1991The CollectionHerbie Hancock1
1991The CollectionHerbie Hancock1
1992The Best Of, Volume 2Herbie Hancock1
1992The Best Of Herbie Hancock Vol. 2Herbie Hancock1
1994Cantaloupe IslandHerbie Hancock53
1994Mwandishi: Complete Warner Bros. RecordingsHerbie Hancock2
1995The OriginalsHerbie Hancock1
1996Cantaloupe IslandHerbie Hancock1
1996Les IncontournablesHerbie Hancock1
1996Jazz & Blues Collection 63: Herbie HancockHerbie Hancock1
1996Piano GeniusHerbie Hancock1
1997Jazz Profile: Herbie HancockHerbie Hancock1
1997Dance SinglesHerbie Hancock1
1997Ses claviers multicoloresHerbie Hancock1
1998This Is Jazz 35Herbie Hancock2
1998Dr JazzHerbie Hancock1
1998Mr FunkHerbie Hancock1
1998Complete Blue Note Sixties SessionsHerbie Hancock1
1999Dancin' GroovesHerbie Hancock1
1999The Best of Herbie Hancock: The Hits!Herbie Hancock2
1999Night WalkerHerbie Hancock2
2000Ken Burns JazzHerbie Hancock2
2001Back-to-BackQuincy Jones / Herbie Hancock1
2001Mouth MusicBobby McFerrin with Herbie Hancock, Yo‐Yo Ma1
2002The Herbie Hancock BoxHerbie Hancock1
2004The Best of Herbie Hancock: Blue Note Years, Volume 20Herbie Hancock1
2004Jazz Moods: 'Round MidnightHerbie Hancock1
2004Walk On the Wild SideQuincy Jones & Herbie Hancock1
2005De LuxeHerbie Hancock1
2006The Essential Herbie HancockHerbie Hancock1
2006The Collection: A Selection of Tracks From the Blue Note YearsHerbie Hancock2
2006Jazz to FunkHerbie Hancock1
2007The Finest in JazzHerbie Hancock1
2007Coleção Folha clássicos do jazz, Volume 2Herbie Hancock1
2007Rock Your SoulHerbie Hancock1

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