When Herbie Hancock Went Disco

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imagine how fun it is to play if it's that much fun to watch.

I'm ANTIFA and I vote. (Austin), Sunday, 19 June 2022 03:30 (one month ago) link

All I want in life is more songs that sound like Stars In Your Eyes. Amazing vibe on that one.

OneSecondBefore, Sunday, 19 June 2022 23:19 (one month ago) link

Dude jumped in the air with his keytar at the Kennedy Center

Antifa Sandwich Artist (Boring, Maryland), Sunday, 19 June 2022 23:25 (one month ago) link

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Ride into the Sunship (James Redd and the Blecchs), Sunday, 19 June 2022 23:37 (one month ago) link

Xpost not very high admittedly but for his age pretty respectable.

Antifa Sandwich Artist (Boring, Maryland), Monday, 20 June 2022 17:04 (one month ago) link

did the same in Central Park last week. Great set with Terence Blanchard and Lionel Loueke.

i cannot help if you made yourself not funny (forksclovetofu), Tuesday, 21 June 2022 06:26 (one month ago) link

This is one I found on Youtube a couple years ago that I have listened to a few times. Good sound for a radio broadcast.

I think I remember that Jaco did some playing with Herbie, but I did not know this existed until a couple years ago.

Herbie Hancock w/ Jaco Pastorius on bass - Live in Chicago 1977

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iUaws6zjWZY

The Artist formerly known as Earlnash, Tuesday, 21 June 2022 21:59 (one month ago) link

Herbie is on Jaco's debut too, that I know.

The Artist formerly known as Earlnash, Tuesday, 21 June 2022 22:02 (one month ago) link

yep, this is awesome. thanks for posting!

I'm ANTIFA and I vote. (Austin), Tuesday, 21 June 2022 22:47 (one month ago) link

Oh well then, this thing is just ridiculous how good it is. Herbie, Ron Carter and Tony Williams with a whole slew of all stars. Japan loves some jazz.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iZwHYX7_fgA

The Artist formerly known as Earlnash, Wednesday, 22 June 2022 01:30 (one month ago) link

It's awesome that Herbie was doing stuff like Rockit and then going over to Japan and just blowing the hell out of some postbop jazz. Bad MF'er.

The Artist formerly known as Earlnash, Wednesday, 22 June 2022 01:32 (one month ago) link

that's fantastic, thanks for sharing

the cat needs to start paying for its own cbd (map), Wednesday, 22 June 2022 02:11 (one month ago) link

It's awesome that Herbie was doing stuff like Rockit and then going over to Japan and just blowing the hell out of some postbop jazz. Bad MF'er.

The Wire wrote a snooty review of his duet album with Wayne Shorter in 1998 or so while dumping on his more obviously commercial work. It prompted me to write a letter about how they were totally ignoring all of his Japanese-only releases—ie, Dedication, Directstep, and all those trips with Tony Williams and Ron Carter—that kind of demonstrated a much broader spectrum of interests than they suggested and how they often converged.

Herbie’s Columbia deal was great in the sense that it allowed him to record almost anything he wanted. But because they limited which market saw what, it often gave off the impression that he was just a jazz guy who wanted to make some money too.

Also: he jumped in the air with the keytar at my show too. And it was awesome.

Naive Teen Idol, Wednesday, 22 June 2022 11:48 (one month ago) link


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