A remastered version of the original release, plus three previously unreleased alternate takes, and one alternate take supposedly released (#9-12).
Not clear exactly which one is it, and wether #9 is really an a.t. or an unedited version.
It's also unclear if this material was issued before in the Columbia boxset.

Recorded February - March 1966 in New York.

Drums – Charlie Persip (tracks: 15, 16), Jimmy Lovelace, Ray Lucas (tracks: 2, 3, 13)
Mastered By (Digitally) – Mark Wilder
Organ – Lonnie Smith
Producer – John Hammond
Reissue Producer – Didier C. Deutsch, Steve Berkowitz
Saxophone (Baritone) – Ronnie Cuber
Trumpet – Blue Mitchell (tracks: 15, 16)
Vocals, Guitar – George Benson

The Herbie Hancock Group

  • Herbie Hancock: Fender Rhodes electric piano, Hohner D6 clavinet, ARP Odyssey synthesizer, ARP Soloist synthesizer, pipes.
  • Bennie Maupin: soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone, saxello, bass clarinet, alto flute.
  • Paul Jackson: electric bass, marimbula.
  • Bill Summers': congas, shekere, balafon, agogo, cabasa, hindewho, tambourine, log drum, surdo, gankoqui, beer bottle.


This release is known as the "track 1 slow fade" corrected speed version.
See the original for details.

Remastered edition of 1950's album, issued with additional alternate takes.

Label: Sony - Catalog #: 65144 - UPC: 074646514429

barcode/cat # entered in Edit #14383252 — way after release was originally added, and refers to a 25cd boxset The Perfect Jazz Collection: 25 Original Albums, of which this is apparently disc #6.

Annotation last modified on 2015-07-14 00:03 .


CD 1: Louis Armstrong - Louis Armstrong Plays W.C. Handy
CD 2: Sarah Vaughan - Sarah Vaughan in Hi-Fi
CD 3: Art Blakey - The Jazz Messengers
CD 4: Billie Holiday - Lady in Satin
CD 5: Miles Davis - Kind of Blue
CD 6: The Dave Brubeck Quartet - Time Out
CD 7: Duke Ellington & Count Basie - The Count Meets the Duke
CD 8: Helen Merrill - Parole e musica
CD 9: Charles Mingus - Tijuana Moods
CD 10: Chet Baker - Chet Is Back!
CD 11: The Thelonious Monk Quartet - Monk's Dream
CD 12: Sonny Rollins - Sonny Meets Hawk!
CD 13: Martial Solal - At Newport '63
CD 14: Paul Desmond & Gerry Mulligan - Two of a Mind
CD 15: Benny Goodman - Together Again!
CD 16: George Benson - It's Uptown
CD 17: Nina Simone - Sings the Blues
CD 18: Art Tatum - Piano Starts Here
CD 19: Erroll Garner - Concert by the Sea
CD 20: Herbie Hancock - Head Hunters
CD 21: Stan Getz - The Best of Two Worlds
CD 22: Jaco Pastorius - Jaco Pastorius
CD 23: Weather Report - Heavy Weather
CD 24: Wynton Marsalis - Standard Time, Volume 1
CD 25: Charlie Parker - Bird



additional producer:Bob Belden
Afuche/Cabasa, agogô, balafon, congas, gankogui, percussion [beer bottle], shekere, slit drum [log drum], surdo and tambourine:Bill Summers
alto flute, bass clarinet, saxophone [saxello], soprano saxophone and tenor saxophone:Bennie Maupin
alto saxophone:Paul Desmond
bass:Eugene Wright
Clavinet [Hohner D6 clavinet], other instruments [pipes], Rhodes piano [Fender Rhodes electric piano] and synthesizer [ARP Odyssey synthesizer]:Herbie Hancock (US jazz pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer)
double bass:Robert Hurst (Jazz bassist composer)
electric upright bass and marímbula:Paul Jackson (Jazz bassist)
mastering:Charles Harbutt (sound engineer and reissue producer)
membranophone:Harvey Mason (jazz drummer)
Joe Morello
Jeffrey “Tain” Watts
piano:Dave Brubeck
Marcus Roberts (American jazz pianist)
producer:George Avakian
Bobby Colomby
Herbie Hancock (US jazz pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer)
Teo Macero
David Rubinson
Irving Townsend
Ben Young (producer)
synthesizer [ARP Soloist synthesizer]:Herbie Hancock (US jazz pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer)
trumpet:Wynton Marsalis
additional engineer:Ted Brosnan
Ted Hammond
engineer:David Palmer (Engineer)
Fred Plaut
Don Puluse
mixer:Charles Harbutt (sound engineer and reissue producer)
art direction:Howard Fritzson
recording engineer:Mickey Crofford
Ray Hall (engineer)
Fred Plaut
design/illustration:Randall Martin
photography:Don Hunstein (photographer)
Jay Maisel (photographer)
Sandy Speiser
additional liner notes:Robert Palmer (English singer-songwriter)
liner notes:Bill Evans (pianist)
Pat Metheny
Scott H. Thompson (1992)
remaster of:Monk’s Dream by Thelonious Monk
Monk’s Dream by Thelonious Monk
Nina Simone Sings the Blues by Nina Simone
ASIN:UK: B003IY49S4 [info]
US: B000P46Q18 [info]
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US: B0012GN2GA [info]
US: B0013DCCS6 [info]
US: B00000269G [info]
FR: B003IY49S4 [info]
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