A remastered version of the original release, plus three previously unreleased alternate takes, and one alternate take supposedly released (#9-12).
Not clear exactly which one is it, and wether #9 is really an a.t. or an unedited version.
It's also unclear if this material was issued before in the Columbia boxset.
Recorded February - March 1966 in New York.
Drums – Charlie Persip (tracks: 15, 16), Jimmy Lovelace, Ray Lucas (tracks: 2, 3, 13)
Mastered By (Digitally) – Mark Wilder
Organ – Lonnie Smith
Producer – John Hammond
Reissue Producer – Didier C. Deutsch, Steve Berkowitz
Saxophone (Baritone) – Ronnie Cuber
Trumpet – Blue Mitchell (tracks: 15, 16)
Vocals, Guitar – George Benson
The Herbie Hancock Group
- Herbie Hancock: Fender Rhodes electric piano, Hohner D6 clavinet, ARP Odyssey synthesizer, ARP Soloist synthesizer, pipes.
- Bennie Maupin: soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone, saxello, bass clarinet, alto flute.
- Paul Jackson: electric bass, marimbula.
- Bill Summers': congas, shekere, balafon, agogo, cabasa, hindewho, tambourine, log drum, surdo, gankoqui, beer bottle.
This release is known as the "track 1 slow fade" corrected speed version.
See the original for details.
Remastered edition of 1950's album, issued with additional alternate takes.
Label: Sony - Catalog #: 65144 - UPC: 074646514429
barcode/cat # entered in Edit #14383252 — way after release was originally added, and refers to a 25cd boxset The Perfect Jazz Collection: 25 Original Albums, of which this is apparently disc #6. http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B003IY49S4/
Annotation last modified on 2015-07-14 00:03 UTC.