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Herbie Hancock EMPYREAN ISLES Vinyl Record - Gatefold Sleeve, 180 Gram Pressing

Herbie Hancock EMPYREAN ISLES Vinyl Record - Gatefold Sleeve, 180 Gram Pressing
Throughout his career, Herbie Hancock has always pushed the boundaries, exploring a wide variety of music while bringing his flair to every setting. His Blue Note albums of the 1960s ranged from post bop to Latin jazz (he penned Watermelon Man), straight ahead to free form. Empyrean Isles, recorded when Hancock was 24 and a new member of the Miles Davis Quintet, features the pianist pushing at the boundaries of hard bop, creating fresh, new music. In a quartet with Freddie Hubbard, Ron Carter and Tony Williams, Hancock shows that he was familiar with both avant garde jazz and grooving R&B. His four compositions include the original and most exciting version of Cantaloupe Island and the swingingly unpredictable One Finger Snap. Empyrean Isles brims with the power and adventure of the best 1960s Jazz, pushing ahead into uncharted territory.

Gatefold Sleeve
This vinyl is packaged with a two-part folding sleeve.

180 Gram Audiophile pressing
This record is pressed onto 180 grams of black audiophile grade vinyl. The heavier weight steadies the record and ensures consistency in pressing and promises the highest fidelity reproduction of the source recording.

Each record is protected within its record sleeve by a white vellum anti-dust sleeve.

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