Free shipping Australia-wide*
Up to 70% off. SHOP THE SALE >>
Sign in or create an account
1 of 1 images
Ships from Richmond, Australia
+ free shipping
At age 21, Herbie Hancock was already a mature and well-travelled musician. He played Mozart with the Chicago Symphony at age 11 and by age 20 with Donald Byrd. Takin' Off, his Blue Note debut, is a sophisticated showcase of Hancock's ability as a group leader.
When he is not striking off the funky, swinging solos, the backing chords are restrained and unassuming. He is controlling the session and confident enough to let his soloists, Freddie Hubbard on the trumpet and Dexter Gordon on the tenor sax, take the spotlight. This is an excellent first album that foreshadows the greatness that would follow on his later Blue Note masterworks.
Pressed on 180 gram vinyl for reduced resonances, less chance of warping and increased musicality, this is a true audiophile record welcome in anyone's home collection.
This item will be dispatched within 3 business days. Shipping options available at checkout include:
Phono Box E pre-amplifier in black
by Pro-Ject Audio Australia
Debut carbon DC phono USB turntable with bui...
Spin clean record washer system mk II
Phono box analogue pre-amplifier in black
Elemental turntable in white