Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Three Wishes
5:13
2 Empty Pockets
6:12
3 Empty Pockets (alternate take)
6:29
4 Three Bags Full
5:29
5 Three Bags Full (alternate take)
5:39
6 Watermelon Man
5 7:11
7 Watermelon Man (alternate take)
6:45
8 The Maze
6:49
9 Driftin'
7:00
10 Alone and I
6:29
11 Yams
7:57
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 A Tribute to Someone
8:43
2 King Cobra
6:55
3 Blind Man, Blind Man
8:19
4 Blind Man, Blind Man (alternate take)
8:33
5 The Pleasure Is Mine
4:05
6 And What If I Don't
6:35
7 Succotash
7:42
8 Triangle
11:04
9 Mimosa (alternate take)
10:06
CD 3
# Title Rating Length
1 Mimosa
8:39
2 A Jump Ahead
6:37
3 Jack Rabbit
6:02
4 Oliloqui Valley (alternate take)
10:48
5 One Finger Snap
7:20
6 Canteloupe Island
5:32
7 The Egg
14:00
8 One Finger Snap (alternate take)
7:37
9 Oliloqui Valley
8:31
CD 4
# Title Rating Length
1 Maiden Voyage
7:58
2 The Eye of the Hurricane
6:02
3 Dolphin Dance
9:20
4 Survival of the Fittest
10:05
5 Little One
8:50
6 The Collector
6:57
7 Maiden Voyage
5:50
8 Theme From Blow Up
8:16
CD 5
# Title Rating Length
1 Riot (alternate take 1)
4:57
2 Riot (alternate take 2)
4:41
3 Riot
4:39
4 Speak Like a Child
7:50
5 First Trip
6:02
6 Goodbye to Childhood (alternate take)
5:53
7 Goodbye to Childhood
7:07
8 The Sorcerer
5:38
9 Toys
5:50
CD 6
# Title Rating Length
1 The Prisoner (alternate take)
5:47
2 The Prisoner
7:58
3 He Who Lives in Fear
6:53
4 I Have a Dream
11:00
5 Firewater
7:33
6 Firewater (alternate take)
8:41
7 Promise of the Sun
7:56
8 Don't Even Go There
7:08

Credits

CD 1

trumpet:
Freddie Hubbard (1962-05-28) (tracks 2, 6, 8, 10)
drums:
Tony Williams (American jazz drummer) (track 9)
Billy Higgins (US jazz drummer) (1962-05-28) (tracks 2, 6, 8, 10)
bass:
Butch Warren (track 9)
Butch Warren (1962-05-28) (tracks 2, 6, 8, 10)
piano:
Herbie Hancock (US jazz pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer) (track 9)
Herbie Hancock (US jazz pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer) (1962-05-28) (tracks 2, 6, 8, 10)
tenor saxophone:
Dexter Gordon (track 9)
Dexter Gordon (1962-05-28) (tracks 2, 6, 8, 10)
flugelhorn:
Freddie Hubbard (track 9)
composer:
Herbie Hancock (US jazz pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer) (tracks 2, 4, 6, 8–10)
producer:
Alfred Lion (tracks 2, 6, 8, 10)
recording engineer:
Rudy van Gelder (1962-05-28) (tracks 2, 6, 8, 10)
recorded at:
Van Gelder Studio (Englewood Cliffs, July 20, 1959 -) in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, United States (1962-05-28 –) (track 9)
Van Gelder Studio (Englewood Cliffs, July 20, 1959 -) in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, United States (1962-05-28) (tracks 2, 6, 8, 10)
sampled by:
recording of:
Driftin' (track 9)
Three Bags Full (track 4)
Alone and I (1962-05-28) (track 10)
Empty Pockets (1962-05-28) (track 2)
The Maze (1962-05-28) (track 8)
Watermelon Man (1962-05-28) (track 6)

CD 2

trumpet:
Donald Byrd (American jazz trumpeter) (1963-03-19) (tracks 1–3, 5–6)
drums:
Tony Williams (American jazz drummer) (1963-03-19) (tracks 1–3, 5–6)
drums and timbales:
Willie Bobo (1963-08-30) (tracks 7–8)
guitar:
Grant Green (Jazz guitarist) (1963-03-19) (tracks 1–3, 5–6)
bass:
Chuck Israels (1963-03-19) (tracks 1–3, 5–6)
Paul Chambers (US jazz bassist) (1963-08-30) (tracks 7–8)
bongos, congas and finger cymbals:
Osvaldo Martinez (1963-08-30) (tracks 7–8)
piano:
Herbie Hancock (US jazz pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer) (1963-03-19) (tracks 1–3, 5–6)
Herbie Hancock (US jazz pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer) (1963-08-30) (tracks 7–8)
tenor saxophone:
Hank Mobley (US jazz tenor saxophonist) (1963-03-19) (tracks 1–3, 5–6)
trombone:
Grachan Moncur III (trombonist) (1963-03-19) (tracks 1–3, 5–6)
composer:
Herbie Hancock (US jazz pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer) (tracks 1–3, 5–8)
producer:
Alfred Lion (tracks 1–3, 5–8)
publisher:
Hancock Music (track 2)
recording engineer:
Rudy van Gelder (1963-03-19) (tracks 1–3, 5–6)
Rudy van Gelder (1963-08-30) (tracks 7–8)
recorded at:
Van Gelder Studio (Englewood Cliffs, July 20, 1959 -) in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, United States (1963-03-19) (tracks 1–3, 5–6)
Van Gelder Studio (Englewood Cliffs, July 20, 1959 -) in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, United States (1963-08-30) (tracks 7–8)
sampled by:
Eleven Long Years by Us3 (track 3)
recording of:
A Tribute to Someone (1963-03-19) (track 1)
And What If I Don't (1963-03-19) (track 6)
Blind Man, Blind Man (1963-03-19) (track 3)
King Cobra (1963-03-19) (track 2)
The Pleasure Is Mine (1963-03-19) (track 5)
Succotash (1963-08-30) (track 7)
Triangle (1963-08-30) (track 8)

CD 3

cornet:
Freddie Hubbard (1964-06-17) (tracks 5, 7, 9)
drums:
Tony Williams (American jazz drummer) (1964-06-17) (tracks 5, 7, 9)
drums and timbales:
Willie Bobo (1963-08-30) (tracks 1–3)
bass:
Paul Chambers (US jazz bassist) (1963-08-30) (tracks 1–3)
double bass:
Ron Carter (US jazz double-bassist) (1964-06-17) (tracks 5, 7, 9)
bongos, congas and finger cymbals:
Osvaldo Martinez (1963-08-30) (tracks 1–3)
piano:
Herbie Hancock (US jazz pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer) (1963-08-30) (tracks 1–3)
Herbie Hancock (US jazz pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer) (1964-06-17) (tracks 5, 7, 9)
composer:
Herbie Hancock (US jazz pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer) (tracks 1–3, 5, 7, 9)
mastering:
Rudy van Gelder (tracks 5, 7, 9)
producer:
Alfred Lion (tracks 1–3, 5, 7, 9)
recording engineer:
Rudy van Gelder (1963-08-30) (tracks 1–3)
Rudy van Gelder (1964-06-17) (tracks 5, 7, 9)
publisher:
Hancock Music (track 5)
recorded at:
Van Gelder Studio (Englewood Cliffs, July 20, 1959 -) in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, United States (1963-08-30) (tracks 1–3)
Van Gelder Studio (Englewood Cliffs, July 20, 1959 -) in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, United States (1964-06-17) (tracks 5, 7, 9)
sampled by:
Forward by Aceyalone (track 7)
Play My Funk by Simplē E (track 9)
recording of:
A Jump Ahead (Jump Ahead) (1963-08-30) (track 2)
Jack Rabbit (1963-08-30) (track 3)
Mimosa (1963-08-30) (track 1)
Oliloqui Valley (1964-06-17) (track 9)
One Finger Snap (1964-06-17) (track 5)
The Egg (1964-06-17) (track 7)

CD 4

trumpet:
Freddie Hubbard (1965-03-17) (tracks 1–5)
drums:
Tony Williams (American jazz drummer) (1965-03-17) (tracks 1–5)
bass:
Ron Carter (US jazz double-bassist) (1965-03-17) (tracks 1–5)
piano:
Herbie Hancock (US jazz pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer) (1965-03-17) (tracks 1–5)
tenor saxophone:
George Coleman (US jazz saxophonist) (1965-03-17) (tracks 1–5)
composer:
Herbie Hancock (US jazz pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer) (tracks 1–5)
producer:
Alfred Lion (tracks 1–5)
recording engineer:
Rudy van Gelder (1965-03-17) (tracks 1–5)
publisher:
Hancock Music (track 3)
recorded at:
Van Gelder Studio (Englewood Cliffs, July 20, 1959 -) in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, United States (1965-03-17) (tracks 1–5)
is the basis for:
Get Busy (track 1)
recording of:
Dolphin Dance (1965-03-17) (track 3)
Little One (1965-03-17) (track 5)
Maiden Voyage (1965-03-17) (track 1)
Survival of the Fittest (1965-03-17) (track 4)
The Eye of the Hurricane (1965-03-17) (track 2)

CD 5

drums:
Mickey Roker (1968-03-06) (tracks 3–4)
Mickey Roker (1968-03-09) (tracks 7, 9)
bass:
Ron Carter (US jazz double-bassist) (1968-03-06) (tracks 3–4)
Ron Carter (US jazz double-bassist) (1968-03-09) (tracks 7, 9)
piano:
Herbie Hancock (US jazz pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer) (1968-03-06) (tracks 3–4)
Herbie Hancock (US jazz pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer) (1968-03-09) (tracks 7, 9)
alto flute:
Jerry Dodgion (1968-03-06) (tracks 3–4)
Jerry Dodgion (1968-03-09) (tracks 7, 9)
flugelhorn:
Thad Jones (1968-03-06) (tracks 3–4)
Thad Jones (1968-03-09) (tracks 7, 9)
composer:
Herbie Hancock (US jazz pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer) (tracks 3–4, 7–9)
producer:
Duke Pearson (tracks 3–4, 7, 9)
recording engineer:
Rudy van Gelder (1968-03-06) (tracks 3–4)
Rudy van Gelder (1968-03-09) (tracks 7, 9)
recorded at:
Van Gelder Studio (Englewood Cliffs, July 20, 1959 -) in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, United States (1968-03-06) (tracks 3–4)
Van Gelder Studio (Englewood Cliffs, July 20, 1959 -) in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, United States (1968-03-09) (tracks 7, 9)
recording of:
The Sorcerer (track 8)
Riot (1968-03-06) (track 3)
Speak Like a Child (1968-03-06) (track 4)
Goodbye to Childhood (1968-03-09) (track 7)
Toys (1968-03-09) (track 9)

CD 6

woodwind:
Joe Henderson (US jazz tenor saxophonist) (tracks 2, 5, 7)
drums:
Albert “Tootie” Heath (tracks 2, 5, 7)
Albert “Tootie” Heath (1969-04-18) (track 3)
Albert “Tootie” Heath (1969-04-21) (track 4)
Albert “Tootie” Heath (1969-04-23) (track 6)
flute:
Hubert Laws (tracks 5, 7)
Jerome Richardson (tracks 5, 7)
Hubert Laws (1969-04-18) (track 3)
Hubert Laws (1969-04-21) (track 4)
Jerome Richardson (1969-04-23) (track 6)
bass:
Buster Williams (tracks 2, 5, 7)
electric piano and piano:
Herbie Hancock (US jazz pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer) (1969-04-18) (track 3)
Herbie Hancock (US jazz pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer) (1969-04-21) (track 4)
Herbie Hancock (US jazz pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer) (1969-04-23) (track 6)
double bass:
Buster Williams (1969-04-18) (track 3)
Buster Williams (1969-04-21) (track 4)
Buster Williams (1969-04-23) (track 6)
piano:
Herbie Hancock (US jazz pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer) (tracks 2, 5, 7)
Herbie Hancock (US jazz pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer) (1969-04-18) (track 3)
Herbie Hancock (US jazz pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer) (1969-04-21) (track 4)
bass clarinet:
Romeo Penque (tracks 5, 7)
Jerome Richardson (tracks 5, 7)
Jerome Richardson (1969-04-18) (track 3)
Jerome Richardson (1969-04-21) (track 4)
Romeo Penque (1969-04-23) (track 6)
alto flute and tenor saxophone:
Joe Henderson (US jazz tenor saxophonist) (1969-04-18) (track 3)
Joe Henderson (US jazz tenor saxophonist) (1969-04-21) (track 4)
Joe Henderson (US jazz tenor saxophonist) (1969-04-23) (track 6)
bass trombone:
Jack Jeffers (tracks 5, 7)
Tony Studd (track 2)
Tony Studd (1969-04-18) (track 3)
Tony Studd (1969-04-21) (track 4)
Jack Jeffers (1969-04-23) (track 6)
trombone:
Garnett Brown (tracks 2, 5, 7)
Garnett Brown (1969-04-18) (track 3)
Garnett Brown (1969-04-21) (track 4)
Garnett Brown (1969-04-23) (track 6)
flugelhorn:
Johnny Coles (tracks 2, 5, 7)
Johnny Coles (1969-04-18) (track 3)
Johnny Coles (1969-04-21) (track 4)
Johnny Coles (1969-04-23) (track 6)
composer:
Herbie Hancock (US jazz pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer) (tracks 3–4)
Buster Williams (track 6)
producer:
Duke Pearson (tracks 2–5, 7)
recording engineer:
Rudy van Gelder (1969-04-18) (tracks 2–3)
Rudy van Gelder (1969-04-21) (track 4)
Rudy van Gelder (1969-04-23) (tracks 5–7)
recorded at:
Van Gelder Studio (Englewood Cliffs, July 20, 1959 -) in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, United States (1969-04-18) (track 3)
Van Gelder Studio (Englewood Cliffs, July 20, 1959 -) in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, United States (1969-04-21) (track 4)
Van Gelder Studio (Englewood Cliffs, July 20, 1959 -) in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, United States (1969-04-23) (track 6)
recording of:
He Who Lives in Fear (1969-04-18) (track 3)
I Have a Dream (1969-04-21) (track 4)
Fire water (1969-04-23) (track 6)