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Takin Off [180-Gram Gatefold Vinyl]


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VJQC Score: N/A
Album Name: TAKIN OFF
Record Label: IMPORTS
Genre: JAZZ
Format: VINYL LP
Release Date: 9/20/2019

Takin' Off was pianist Herbie Hancock's (born in Chicago on April 12, 1940; he is 79 at this writing) first album under his own name. All of the compositions are by the leader, who is backed by such stars as Dexter Gordon, Freddie Hubbard, Butch Warren, and Billy Higgins. The album includes one of Hancock's best-known compositions, ''Watermelon Man'', which made it to the Top 100 on the pop charts.