Saturday, April 25, 2009

Herbie Hancock / Headhunters - "Live in Bremen" (1974)




'Chameleon' excerpt


'Butterfly' excerpt


'Spank-A-Lee' excerpt

To take us up to 44 live bootlegs in the Herbie Hancock collection, here's a November 1974 show from Bremen in Germany, originally broadcast on Radio Sendesaal. Hancock's keyboards (mostly rhodes, some synth n' clav) are great on this one, and the Headhunters really stretch out, with Summers and Clark punching through the mix. Maupin's sax solo is on fire in "Spank-A-Lee"

Only 192kbps, but a reasonably clear and well-mixed original broadcast recording. Hope you enjoy it!

TRACKLIST 

01. 'Butterfly' (15:30)
02. 'Spank-A-Lee' (6:48)
03. 'Chameleon' (16:46)

MUSICIANS 


Herbie Hancock - keyboards
Bennie Maupin - reeds
Paul Jackson - bass
Mike Clark - drums
Bill Summers - percussion

DETAILS / INFO


Soulseek find, seemingly not on any blogs, forums or webpages. I've converted the single wma file to 192kbps mp3; and separated the tracks with a lossless editor.


34 comments:

paulomi said...

Thanks for putting the Herbie hancock Collecttion over here. i was looking for it for a long time. Finally I got it here. looking forward to some of hancock's videos. Some days before while searching for other sources of Soul music I came across http://www.raresoulgrooves.com, which contains a variety of information regarding Soul music right from its genesis.

Leonardo said...

Great stuff!!
Thanks man!!

ish said...

Thanks Simon. Always eager to hear another version of Butterfly.

Simon666 said...

It's one of those songs, isn't it ish? Hope you enjoy this one :)

fritz the cat said...

Thanks. can never have too much herbie.

Brother Michael said...

As always you provide stuff that just can't be found anywhere else...Herbie is my main man and I thank you again!

Robert said...

Like Fritz,you can never have too much Herbie...lol
The excerpts are pretty dope,thanks!!

flageolette said...

Thanks Simon!

Highly appreciated over here,

Cheers,

Flabbergast said...

I have so much to catch up on with your blog, now that I have regular internet at home. Thanks so much for this!!

Simon666 said...

8 commenters, 191 downloads ... wow worse than usual

Johnny Do-good said...

this sounds good!!

xensma said...

okay here is one more comment from me,i love the headhunters so i am sure this live will be nice!thanks for this drop!!!

Dr. Fusion said...

New URL Dr. Fusion

http://drfusion.blogspot.com/

Thanks for everything!!!

Cheers

chewiec said...

Never heard of this LP can't wait

alphabet said...

Cant wait to check this one, thanx!!

stiahhh said...

Classic, thanks duder!

hatrack said...

Simon
I have such respect for the love and attention that you put into NER.
It's people like you who are keeping this wonderful and under-appreciated music alive amidst an ocean of corporate blandness.
Hope to get to OZ in 2010 (from London) and will try to look you up at one of your sessions and will happily buy you a beer - or seven.

Sebastien said...

Yes, That's what we need!!!
Thanks again!

joshua said...

Great great groovy find. Thanks so much for sharing!
J@shua

troods said...

Thank you so much for contributing to my collection of Hancock I have not heard. You provide the music, background history. The work and tender treatment you put into getting this music in shape for others to listen to is amazing. I'm fairly new to bloggers' music sites and am constantly amazed at the generosity of music lovers who work so hard to bring the rest of us lost or "almost-impossible-to-find" music.

Please don't count posts. There's an, unfortunately, large group of folks who have turned into opportunistic leeches who expect everything now to be given free to them from the internet. Even such payment as a "thankyou" is unknown to them.

Me, I come from the old folks non-computer generation where you walked the city streets, hunting through music stores to get your stuff. Now, somewhat arthritic (:)) I am verrrrry appreciative of having this kind of access without leaving my home.

So, after blathering on, simply, thanks for all you do.

Simon666 said...

You're welcome Troods, thanks for all your comments :)

ghost60 said...

thanks

JasonG said...

So much of Herbie's live stuff rivals his studio work, often the case with jazz artists. I love hearing him really stretch out and explore the boundaries of deep funk. This is killer stuff. Much appreciated.

Simon666 said...

Glad you're enjoying it Jason, thanks for all of your comments - and thanks also for the props at your blog :)
simo n

jimi66 said...

A great big tip of the old pork pie too you for this one

Simon666 said...

Hi folks, I've posted the 1974 PBS Soundstage show with Herbie Hancock, Headhunters, Chick Corea and Return to Forever. You can download the one hour video or just get an audio version, here :

http://neverenoughrhodes.blogspot.com/2010/04/herbie-hancock-headhunters-chick-corea_29.html

Daddy-O '73 said...

Simon666,

I have the other two tracks from this show, Palm Grease & SLY. They are tracks 1 & 2 respectfully, followed by Butterfly, Spank-A-Lee and Chameleon.
I would like to email them to you to see if you could match the levels to your audio. I have put them together in order with your audio, but they are considerably lower in bass & volume. Let me know- Great blog!!! You gotta love 70's Miles & Herbie! Dig!

Simon666 said...

Hi Daddy-O '73 - that would be great! Could you leave an email address here in a comment ? I won't publish your email, but I'll mail you and delete the comment. Thanks, would be great to hear them!
Simon

Deniz said...

Hi,

I couldn't download the album. Links are dead. I think it is rare in kind. Couldn't find elsewhere. It would be great if you could repost the links?

thanks for this gigantic blog!

Simon666 said...

Hi Deniz, new link at the base of the post :)

Deniz said...

Thank you very much indeed Simon...

Keep on posting please :)

Raziel said...

Hello !
I can't find a working link

The only link I see is at the end of the post, and he's dead.

Can you repost ?

Thanks !

Simon666 said...

Link replaced again, see base of post

Anonymous said...

Thanks so much for doing this! Amazing!