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    • LP 7742399£25.99
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      • 1. Watermelon Man
      • 2. Three Bags Full
      • 3. Empty Pockets
      • 4. The Maze
      • 5. Driftin'
      • 6. Alone And I

      Takin' Off is the debut album by jazz pianist Herbie Hancock that was released in 1962 by Blue Note Records. The recording session includes Freddie Hubbard on trumpet and Dexter Gordon on tenor saxophone. Classic hard bop business!

      Other Releases by Herbie Hancock

      Herbie HancockHardrockCBS
        • Original 12" TA 4616£6.00
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        Herbie HancockThe New StandardVerve Records
        Originally released in 1996 - and for the first time here on vinyl - The New Standard features songs by Stevie Wonder, Prince, Sade, Nirvana and more getting...
          • New Audiophile 2×LP (180 GRAM) 5540622£54.00
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          Herbie HancockMwandishiWarner Bros
          Long out of print heavyweight Headhunters progressive, fusion hardcore! Album originally released in 1971 - first time on vinyl in long time. Essential...
          • – Ostinato (Suite For Angela)
          Herbie HancockMan-Child (1975)Columbia
          Classic fusion album featuring a killer set of funky-jazz fusion. Heavyweight!
          • – hang Up Your hang ups
          Herbie HancockSextant (1972)Columbia
          'Sextant' from 1972 was recorded just before 'Headhunters', and can be seen in the same vein, but it's more than just an introduction to a masterpiece....
          • – Rain Dance
          Herbie HancockHeadhunters (1973)Columbia
          This is THE definitive funk-jazz fusion album - truly jaw-droppingly good stuff that instantly set the standard against which other fusion musicians measured...
          • – Chameleon
          • – Watermelon Man
          • – Sly
          Herbie HancockSpeak Like A ChildDecca (UMO) / Blue Note
          Seminal Herbie Hancock on Blue Note, produced by Duke Pearson.
            Herbie HancockMaiden Voyage (1965)Blue Note
            Brilliant, brilliant album - every track's a winner! Highly recommended!

              Other Releases on Blue Note

              Wayne ShorterOdyssey Of IskaBlue Note
              Odyssey of Iska is the fourteenth album by American jazz composer and saxophonist Wayne Shorter, released on Blue Note Records in 1971. Musicians include...
                • LP 3896360£36.99
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                Freddie HubbardHere To StayBlue Note
                  • Original 2×LP BN-LA496-H2£45.00
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                  Donald ByrdA New PerspectiveBlue Note
                  Remarkable 1963 album with Hank Mobley, Kenny Burell, Herbie Hancock & gospel choir! includes the classic 'Cristo Redentor'. Killer and deep!
                  • – Elijah
                  • – Beast Of Burden
                  • – Cristo Redentor
                  • – The Black Disciple
                  • – Chant
                  Horace SilverThe Trio SidesBlue Note
                    • Original 2×LP BN-LA474-H2£30.00
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                    Jackie McLeanAction (Tone Poems)Blue Note
                    Jackie McLean’s 60s output ran the gamut from hard bop to avant-garde with his 1964 album Action splitting the difference from the searing title track...
                      Booker ErvinTex Book TenorBlue Note
                      Booker Ervin cut two stellar Blue Note records in the late-60s including Tex Book Tenor which had to wait until 2005 for its first standalone release....
                        Joe HendersonMode for Joe (Classic Vinyl Series)Blue Note
                        Saxophonist Joe Henderson expanded his palette on his vigorous 1966 album Mode for Joe with a dynamic septet featuring Lee Morgan, Curtis Fuller, Bobby...
                          Horace SilverSilver 'N Voices (1977)Blue Note
                          Excellent 70s soul jazz on Blue Note from Silver's group with vocal choir. Deep.
                            • Original LP£20.00
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                            Kenny BurrellK. B. Blues (Tone Poet Series)Blue Note
                            Recorded in 1957, Kenny Burrell’s 3rd session as a leader for Blue Note presented the guitarist’s signature stylings with a crack team of hard boppers...
                              Jack WilsonEasterly WindsBlue Note
                              KILLER Blue Note album - 100% essential.
                              • – On Children
                              • New Audiophile LP (180 GRAM) 4509258£39.00
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                              Stanley TurrentineAnother StoryBlue Note
                                • Original LP BST 84336£40.00
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                                Jackie McLeanTippin' The ScalesBlue Note
                                  • Original LP BST 84427£15.00
                                    Vinyl condition: VGSleeve condition: VG+Original Pre-Owned Blue Note vinyl, French 1984 DMM pressing, VG ONLY
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                                  Herbie Nichols TrioHerbie Nichols TrioBlue Note
                                  One of jazz’s most tragically overlooked geniuses, Herbie Nichols was a highly original piano stylist and a composer of tremendous imagination and eclecticism....
                                    Wayne ShorterNight Dreamer (1964)Blue Note
                                    Wayne Shorter's debut for Blue Note, with six original compositions. A transitional record but a classic one with Shorter joined by Lee Morgan, McCoy...
                                    • – Night Dreamer
                                    Tina BrooksTrue BlueBlue Note
                                    The only one of tenor saxophonist Tina Brooks’ albums as a leader to be released during his too-brief lifetime, 1960’s True Blue is a hard bop masterpiece...
                                      Sonny ClarkSonny Clark Trio (Tone Poet Series)Blue Note
                                      Pianist and composer Sonny Clark only lived for 32 years but more than left his mark on the jazz world in that time, with countless seminal albums such...
                                      • – Be-Bop
                                      • – I Didn't Know What Time It Was
                                      • – Two Bass Hit
                                      • – Tadd's Delight
                                      • – Softly As In A Morning Sunrise
                                      • – I'll Remember April
                                      Earl KlughCaptain Caribe - The Best Of Earl KlughBlue Note
                                        • Original LP GP-3205£15.00
                                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal Secondhand Japanese vinyl, no Obi, some sleeve staining
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                                        Donald ByrdPlaces And Spaces (1975)Blue Note
                                        SEMINAL MONSTER LP!!The definitive jazz funk album produced by the Mizell brothers. A classic all the way featuring the essential rare groove cuts 'Change',...
                                        • – Change
                                        • – Wind Parade
                                        • – (Fallin' Like) Dominoes
                                        • – Places And Spaces
                                        • – You And The Music
                                        • – Night Whistler
                                        • – Just My Imagination
                                        MadlibShades of Blue (Classic Vinyl Series)Blue Note
                                        Madlib invades Blue Note! Hip hop producer extroardinaire and world class jazz fiend Madlib gets let loose in the Blue Note vaults with his sampler!
                                        • – Introduction
                                        • – Slim's Return
                                        • – Distant Land
                                        • – Mystic Bounce
                                        • – Stormy
                                        • – Blue Note Interlude
                                        • – Please Set Me At Ease
                                        • – Funky Blue Note
                                        • – Alfred Lion Interlude
                                        • – Stepping Into Tomorrow
                                        • – Andrew Hill Break
                                        • – Montara
                                        • – Song For My Father
                                        • – Footprints
                                        • – Peace/Dolphin Dance
                                        • – Outro
                                        • New Audiophile 2×LP (180 GRAM) 5507723£36.99
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                                        Donald ByrdSlow Drag (Tone Poet Series)Blue Note
                                        Wicked 1967 album. Recommended.
                                          • New LP (180g) 3856842£39.00
                                            Tone Poet Edition
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                                          Freddie HubbardBlue Spirits (1966)Blue Note
                                          Freddie Hubbard, Joe Henderson, James Spaulding, Larry Ridley, Harold Mabern, Big Black. Classic Blue Note session.
                                          • – soul surge
                                          • – jodo
                                          • New Audiophile LP (180 GRAM) 3856838£34.99
                                            Tone Poet Edition
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                                          Walter Smith IIIReturn to CasualBlue Note
                                          Saxophonist and composer Walter Smith III enters a new era of his band leading career with his remarkable Blue Note debut return to casual, the long-anticipated...
                                            Ike QuebecSwing Hi - Swing Lo (1969)Blue Note
                                              • Original LP B-6507£10.00
                                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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                                              Jackie McLeanBluesnikBlue Note
                                              Widely regarded as one of Jackie McLean's finest, not to mention most accessible albums, Bluesnik gets the reissue treatment on Blue Note to bring it to...
                                                Horace Parlan QuintetSpeakin' My PieceBlue Note
                                                Horace Parlan struck out in style as a bandleader in 1960 with a swathe of albums for Blue Note, amongst which was this dazzling display with his quintet....
                                                  Transmissions from Total Refreshment CentreBlue Note
                                                  All the best music has a community underneath it. The extended family around London’s Total Refreshment Centre (TRC) connects continents and generations,...
                                                    Bobby HutchersonSan Francisco (1971)Blue Note
                                                    100% STONE COLD CLASSIC BLUE NOTE LP!The musical partnership between vibraphonist Bobby Hutcherson and tenor saxophonist Harold Land fully blossomed on...
                                                    • – Goin' Down South
                                                    • – Prints Tie
                                                    • – Ummh
                                                    • – A Night In Barcelona
                                                    Fats NavarroThe Fabulous Fats Navarro Volume 1Blue Note
                                                      • Original LP BLP 1531£40.00
                                                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original Pre-Owned French 1984 DMM vinyl
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                                                      Donald ByrdAt The Half Note Café, Vol. 1 (Tone Poet Series)Blue Note
                                                      In November 1960, trumpeter Donald Byrd brought his quintet in to the Half Note Café in New York City to record this soulful, swinging, and highly enjoyable...
                                                        • LP (180 gram) 3814586£35.00
                                                          Gatefold sleeve
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                                                        Harold VickSteppin' Out! (Tone Poet Series)Blue Note
                                                        In 1963, tenor saxophonist Harold Vick made his sole album as a leader for Blue Note, the underrated soul jazz gem Steppin’ Out. The record finds its...
                                                          • New Audiophile LP (180 GRAM) 3814591£36.00
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                                                          Gene HarrisYesterday, Today & Tomorrow (1973)Blue Note
                                                          Rare Wicked funky jazz on Blue Note double vinyl
                                                          • – Monk's Tune
                                                          • Original 2×LP£30.00
                                                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal blue label liberty Blue Note. Double gatefold album, sleeve wear/staining
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                                                          John ColtraneBlue TrainBlue Note
                                                          **Late 50s hard bop! Coltrane's second on Blue Note.** John Coltrane – tenor saxophone, bandleaderPaul Chambers – double bassKenny Drew – pianoCurtis...
                                                          • – Moment's Notice
                                                          Kenny CoxIntroducing Kenny Cox and The Contemporary Jazz QuintetBlue Note
                                                          Recorded in 1968, Introducing Kenny Cox and The Contemporary Jazz Quintet was the debut album by this under-recognized Detroit band led by pianist Kenny...
                                                          • – Mystique
                                                          • – You
                                                          • – Trance Dance
                                                          • – Eclipse
                                                          • – Number Four
                                                          • – Diahnn
                                                          • Original LP£65.00
                                                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGorig blue white label liberty first press Blue Note, top spine part undone, few non audible surface marks
                                                          • LP 3829360£22.00
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                                                          Sidney DeParis' Blue Note JazzmenOriginal Blue Note Jazz Volume IIBlue Note
                                                          VOLUME 2
                                                            • Original LP B-6506£15.00
                                                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original Pre-Owned USA Blue Note vinyl
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                                                            Grant GreenThe Latin Bit (Tone Poet Edition)Blue Note
                                                            Classic Grant Green album featuring Willie Bobo and Patato Valdes on percussion. Tone Poet Edition all-analog, mastered-from-the-original-master-tape...
                                                            • – Mambo Inn
                                                            • New Audiophile LP (180 GRAM) 3551968£45.99
                                                              Deluxe, 180g 'Tone Poet' edition
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