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Herbie Hancock

Born: Apr 12, 1940 in Chicago, IL
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Genre: Jazz, Other, R&B
Biography: Herbie Hancock will always be one of the most revered and controversial figures in jazz -- just as his employer/mentor Miles Davis was when he was alive. Unlike Miles, who pressed ahead relentlessly and never looked back until near the very end, Hancock has cut a zigzagging forward path, shuttling between ...Read full biography
Maiden Voyage
Released: 1965
Label: EMI Music Distribution
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Less overtly adventurous than its predecessor, Empyrean Isles, Maiden Voyage nevertheless finds Herbie Hancock at a creative peak. In fact, it's arguably his finest record of the '60s, reaching a perfect ...Read full review
Maiden Voyage
Released: 1965
Label: Blue Note
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