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Empyrean Isles

Label: Blue Note Records
Released: 2012
Track listing: One Finger Snap; Oliloqui Valley; Cantaloupe Island; The Egg.

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Herbie Hancock: Empyrean Isles

Read "Empyrean Isles" reviewed by Greg Simmons

As a member of Miles Davis' second quintet during the 1960s, pianist Herbie Hancock rarely performed live under his own leadership, but he did take the time to record. Hancock's 1964 effort, Empyrean Isles, remains one of the most diverse and often challenging records of the pianist's tenure with Blue Note Records. It's a rare jazz ...

Empyrean Isles

Label: Sine Qua Non
Released: 1964


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