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Most interesting/favorite 'Herbie Hancock' BN

Most interesting/favorite 'Herbie Hancock' BN   130 members have voted

  1. 1. Most interesting/favorite 'Herbie Hancock' BN

    • Takin' Off
      5
    • My Point of View
      5
    • Inventions and Dimensions
      12
    • Empyrean Isles
      28
    • Maiden Voyage
      38
    • Speak Like a Child
      6
    • The Prisoner
      12

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56 minutes ago, Guy Berger said:

Also, as this book describes in detail, improvisation on the quintet's studio recordings were almost universally form-based.  So the claim that the quintet was discarding tunes on albums like MILES SMILES, SORCERER, and NEFERTITI isn't a matter of taste - it's *factually incorrect*.

Yeah, I read that book, and found it interesting that when things started getting more truly "free", but only relatively (like on Filles in particular), the analysis backed down considerably, which I felt disappointed by. But still and all, yeah, the claims of that band playing "free", as in just blowing with no structure or relation to the composition, are not only "factually incorrect", they're straight-up wrong! :g.       

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