Herbie Hancock

Herbie Hancock - Thrust (1974) [Audio Fidelity, Remastered 2016] Audio CD Layer

Herbie Hancock - Thrust (1974) [Mastered By Kevin Gray, 2016]
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 243 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 108 Mb | Scans included
Fusion, Jazz-Funk | Label: Audio Fidelity | # AFZ5 223 | Time: 00:38:54

The follow-up to the breakthrough Headhunters album was virtually as good as its wildly successful predecessor: an earthy, funky, yet often harmonically and rhythmically sophisticated tour de force. There is only one change in the Headhunters lineup – swapping drummer Harvey Mason for Mike Clark – and the switch results in grooves that are even more complex. Hancock continues to reach into the rapidly changing high-tech world for new sounds, most notably the metallic sheen of the then-new ARP string synthesizer which was already becoming a staple item on pop and jazz-rock records. Again, there are only four long tracks, three of which ("Palm Grease," "Actual Proof," "Spank-A-Lee") concentrate on the funk, with plenty of Hancock's wah-wah clavinet, synthesizer textures and effects, and electric piano ruminations that still venture beyond the outer limits of post-bop.
Various Artists - Dr. L. Subramaniam Presents Lakshminarayana Global Music Festival (1992-2000) {ft. Herbie Hancock}

Various Artists - Dr. L. Subramaniam Presents Lakshminarayana Global Music Festival (1992-2000) {2CD Sony Music-Viji Records L2C 3008 2} (ft. Herbie Hancock}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 370 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 184 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (png) -> 40 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1992-2000 Sony Music / Viji Records | L2C 3008 2
Folk Music / Western Classical / Indian Classical / Fusion / Classical Crossover / World Music

Dr. Laxminarayana is renowened violinist and the father of three outstanding violin players namely Dr. L. Subramaniam, L. Shankar and L. Vaidyanathan. This music of this album is recorded in Dr. Laxminarayana Global Music Festival conduced in various countries from 1992 to 2000. The performances included in this album ranges from World Fusion to Roots and Folk to Western Classical & Indian Classical. Along with Dr. L. Subramaniam, Some stellar musicians have been participated in this festival including Herbie Hancock, Jean-Pierre Rampal, Jie-Bing Chen etc. Enjoy.
Herbie Hancock - River: The Joni Letters (Japanese Edition) (2007)

Herbie Hancock - River: The Joni Letters (Japanese Edition) (2007)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Tracks) +cue, log, m3u, artworks - 436 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps - 174 MB | 01:19:33
Jazz, Soul Jazz, Jazz-Pop, Contemporary Jazz | Label: Verve Records

When Herbie Hancock released Possibilities (2005), a collaborative effort that paired the great pianist and composer with a group of pop and rock stocks from the world over, it was obvious the restless master was entering a new phase of his long career. In that context, River: The Joni Letters makes perfect sense. Hancock and his fine band Lionel Loueke (guitar), Wayne Shorter (soprano and tenor saxophones), Dave Holland (bass), Vinnie Colaiuta (drums) prepare a series of instrumentals and vocal interpretations of the songs of Joni Mitchell. The vocalists here include those who were inspired by Mitchell, namely Norah Jones, Corinne Bailey Rae, and Mitchell herself on one number (her own recording, Shine, was released on the same day), and some of her peers in the pop world, including Tina Turner and Leonard Cohen.

Herbie Hancock - Head Hunters (1973)  Music

Posted by v3122 at June 5, 2017
Herbie Hancock - Head Hunters (1973)

Herbie Hancock - Head Hunters (1973)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
1987 | Columbia, CK 32731 | ~ 229 or 99 Mb | Scans(jpg) -> 47 Mb
Jazz-Funk, Fusion

Head Hunters was a pivotal point in Herbie Hancock's career, bringing him into the vanguard of jazz fusion. Hancock had pushed avant-garde boundaries on his own albums and with Miles Davis, but he had never devoted himself to the groove as he did on Head Hunters. Drawing heavily from Sly Stone, Curtis Mayfield, and James Brown, Hancock developed deeply funky, even gritty, rhythms over which he soloed on electric synthesizers, bringing the instrument to the forefront in jazz…

Herbie Hancock - Sextant (1973)  Music

Posted by uff at April 14, 2017
Herbie Hancock - Sextant (1973)

Herbie Hancock - Sextant (1973)
Jazz | 1cd | EAC Rip | Flac + Cue + Log | covers
Columbia/Legacy, CK 64983 | rem: 1998 | 305Mb

When Herbie Hancock left Warner Bros. in 1971 after releasing three musically sound but critically and commercially underappreciated albums – The Crossing, Mwandishi, and Fat Albert's Groove – he was struggling. At odds with a jazz establishment that longed for his return to his Blue Note sound and a fierce consciousness struggle with free music and the full-on embrace of electricity since his tenure with Miles Davis, Hancock was clearly looking for a voice.
Herbie Hancock - Quartet (1982/2000) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Herbie Hancock - Quartet (1982/2000)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 68:29 minutes | 1,3 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

Quartet is the thirty-fourth album by jazz pianist Herbie Hancock, his first with the V.S.O.P. Quartet without Freddie Hubbard and Wayne Shorter. It was originally issued in Japan on CBS/Sony, and later given a US release by Columbia.
Herbie Hancock - Village Life (1985/2008) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Herbie Hancock - Village Life (1985/2008)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 40:40 minutes | 665 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

This is one of the more unexpected releases in Herbie Hancock's long and storied career. While Hancock has done just about everything, and has previously incorporated African influences in his early electric work (think Mwandishi and Crossings), no one anticipated this beautiful, moving work of Afro-Pop. Paired with kora master Foday Musa Suso, Hancock improvises with aplomb melding what was then state-of-the-art digital keyboard technology with traditional instrumentation and vocals.
Herbie Hancock - Directstep (1978/2008) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Herbie Hancock - Directstep (1978/2008)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 30:38 minutes | 660 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

Directstep is the twenty-fourth studio album by jazz pianist Herbie Hancock. Originally, the record was released only in Japan on December 2, 1978, via CBS/Sony label.
Herbie Hancock - Perfect Machine (1988/2000) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Herbie Hancock - Perfect Machine (1988/2000)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 50:53 minutes | 982 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

Perfect Machine is the thirty-seventh album by jazz pianist Herbie Hancock, and the last with the Rockit Band. Perfect Machine was also Hancock's final album for Columbia Records and is considered the least popular of the three Rockit band albums.
Ron Carter, Herbie Hancock, Tony Williams - Third Plane (1977/2015) [Official Digital Download 24/192] RE-UP

Ron Carter, Herbie Hancock, Tony Williams - Third Plane (1977/2015)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/192 kHz | Time - 39:41 minutes | 1,36 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

This 1977 trio session reunites jazz bassist Ron Carter with pianist Herbie Hancock and drummer Tony Williams, the rhythm section from Miles Davis's second great quintet. The Penguin Guide to Jazz has called this Carter's best album; a collection of hard driving, improvised acoustic jazz by three of the best players in the business.