Herbie Hancock Takin' Off (1962)

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    • Herbie Hancock – watermelon man
    • 1. watermelon man
    • 2. three bags full
    • 3. empty pockets
    • 4. the maze
    • 5. driftin'
    • 6. alone and I

    Herbie Hancock's debut album in 1962 launched a phenomenal career. Features Freddie Hubbard and Dexter Gordon and includes the seminal 'Watermelon Man".

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