Herbie Hancock: Empyrean Isles (Blue Note Classic Vinyl Series 180gm LP) 2023 Release Date: 3/17/2023
Limited 180gm vinyl LP pressing. Pianist Herbie Hancock showcased the full breadth of his artistry on his masterful 4th Blue Note album Empyrean Isles recorded in 1964. The album presented 4 diverse original compositions including the hit song "Cantaloupe Island" performed a deeply attuned quartet featuring Freddie Hubbard on trumpet, Ron Carter on bass, and Tony Williams on drums. Blue Note Classic Vinyl Edition is stereo, all-analog, mastered by Kevin Gray from the original master tapes.
- 1 One Finger Snap
- 2 Oliloqui Valley
- 3 Cantaloupe Island
- 4 The Egg
- 5 One Finger Snap [Alternate Take]
- 6 Oliloqui Valley [Alternate Take]