Herbie Hancock – Man-Child (1975/2013) [HDTracks 24bit/96kHz]

Herbie Hancock – Man-Child (1975/2013)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/96kHz | Time – 00:45:19 minutes | 926 MB | Genre: Jazz
Official Digital Download – Source: HDTracks | © Columbia Records
Recorded: 1974-75 at Wally Heider Studios, San Francisco; Village Recorders, Los Angeles; Funky Features, San Francisco; Crystal Studios, Los Angeles.

Released in 1975, Man-Child is one of Herbie Hancock’s most funk-influenced albums. It was produced by David Rubinson and Herbie Hancock, and was the final album featuring the core group of the Headhunters (Paul Jackson, Bill Summers, Harvey Mason, Bennie Maupin, and Mike Clark).

Perhaps the funkiest album of Herbie Hancock’s early- to mid-’70s jazz/funk/fusion era, Man-Child starts off with the unforgettable “Hang Up Your Hang Ups,” and the beat just keeps coming until the album’s end. “Sun Touch” and “Bubbles” are slower, but funky nonetheless. Hancock is the star on his arsenal of keyboards, but guitarist Wah Wah Watson’s presence is what puts a new sheen on this recording, distinguishing it from its predecessors, Head Hunters and Thrust. Others among the all-star cast of soloists and accompanists include Wayne Shorter on soprano sax, Stevie Wonder on chromatic harmonica, and longtime Hancock cohort Bennie Maupin on an arsenal of woodwinds. -Jim Newsom

1 Hang Up Your Hang Ups 7:28
2 Sun Touch 5:10
3 The Traitor 9:37
4 Bubbles 9:01
5 Steppin’ In It 8:41
6 Heartbeat 5:16

Herbie Hancock – synthesizer, piano, electric piano, ARP Odyssey, ARP Pro Soloist, Oberheim, Fender Rhodes, Clavinet
Wayne Shorter – alto and soprano saxophone
Jay DaVersa, Bud Brisbois – trumpet
Bennie Maupin – bass clarinet, alto flute, saxello, bass flute, tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone, percussion
Dick “Slide” Hyde – tuba and bass trombone
Garnett Brown – trombone
Ernie Watts, Jim Horn – flute and saxophone
Dewayne McKnight, David T. Walker – electric guitar
Wah Wah Watson – synthesizer, voice bag, electric guitar
Henry E. Davis, Paul Jackson, Louis Johnson – electric bass
Harvey Mason, James Gadson, Mike Clark – drums
Stevie Wonder – harmonica (#5)
Bill Summers – percussion



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