Herbie Hancock & Space Captain

Recording session of “Space Captain” (written by Matthew Moore, popularized by Joe Cocker in 1970), with Herbie Hancock and other greats.

Herbie Hancock (piano), Susan Tedeschi (lead/backup vocals), Derek Trucks (slide guitar), Oteil Burbridge (bass, backup vocals), Kofi Burbridge (organ, backup vocals), Mike Mattison (backup vocals), Vinnie Colaiuta (drums). Epic “trading fours” back and forth between piano and slide from 3:34.

Hang Up Your Hang Ups & Herbie Hancock

“Hang Up Your Hang Ups” by Herbie Hancock, from Man-Child (1975).

Herbie Hancock (keyboards), Melvin Ragin (“Wah Wah Watson”) (guitar), Bennie Maupin (saxophone), Paul Jackson (bass), Mike Clark (drums), Bill Summers (percussion), assorted horns and winds: Jay DaVersa, Bud Brisbois, Dick “Slide” Hyde, Garnett Brown, Ernie Watts, Jim Horn.

And, great 70s themed NYC ‘Toob put together by conqa. Thanks, conqa!

Consecrecration Day 26 & Herbie Hancock & Canteloupe Island


Blue Note concert at the Town Hall, New York City, 1985. Herbie Hancock (piano), Freddie Hubbard (trumpet), Joe Henderson (sax), Ron Carter (bass), Tony Williams (drums).

Consecration text here. Video here:

Consecration Day 24 & Maiden Voyage & Herbie Hancock


“Maiden Voyage,” from Maiden Voyage (1965). Herbie Hancock (piano), Freddie Hubbard (trumpet), George Coleman (tenor saxophone), Ron Carter (bass), Tony Williams (drums).

There’s no super good reason to be putting these up every day, but now it’s gotten to the point where I’m doing this to keep track of which day I’m on . . . Text here. Video here: