Herbie Hancock 'Takin' Off' LP
180 gram reissue of the debut album of jazz pianist Herbie Hancock originally released in 1962 for the Blue Note label as BST 84109. The recording session included Freddie Hubbard on trumpet and veteran Dexter Gordon on tenor saxophone. The album was a typical 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. The album has been called "one of the most accomplished and stunning debuts in the annals of jazz."
Catalogue number: HS068VL
Label: Heavenly Sweetness