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Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Inhe heard Chris Anderson play just Cantaloupe Island - Herbie Hancock - The Best Of Herbie Hancockand begged him to accept him as a student. Grinnell also awarded him an honorary Doctor of Fine Arts degree in  .
Byrd was attending the Manhattan School of Music in New York at the time and suggested that Hancock study composition with Vittorio Gianniniwhich he did for a short time in The pianist quickly earned a reputation, and played subsequent sessions with Oliver Nelson and Phil Woods. Hancock was introduced to Davis by the young drummer Tony Williamsa member of the new band.
Hancock received considerable attention when, in May he joined Davis's Second Great Quintet. Davis personally sought out Hancock, whom he saw as one of the most promising talents in jazz. The rhythm Cantaloupe Island - Herbie Hancock - The Best Of Herbie Hancock Davis organized was young but effective, comprising bassist Ron Carteryear-old drummer Williams, and Hancock on piano.
After George Coleman and Sam Rivers each took a turn at the saxophone spot, the quintet gelled with Wayne Shorter on tenor saxophone. This quintet is often regarded as one of the finest jazz ensembles  yet. Hancock also recorded several less-well-known but still critically acclaimed albums with larger ensembles — My Point of ViewSpeak Like a Child and The Prisoner featured flugelhornalto flute and bass trombone.
During this period, Hancock also composed the score to Michelangelo Antonioni 's film Blowupthe first of many film soundtracks he recorded in his career. As well as feature film soundtracks, Hancock recorded a number of musical themes used on American television commercials for such then well known products as Pillsbury 's Space Food SticksStandard OilTab diet cola and Virginia Slims cigarettes.
Hancock also wrote, arranged and conducted a spy type theme for a series of F. William Free commercials for Silva Thins cigarettes. Hancock liked it so much he wished to record it as a song but the ad agency would not let him. He rewrote the harmony, tempo and tone and recorded the piece as the track "He Who Lives in Fear" from his The Prisoner album of Davis had begun incorporating elements of rock and popular music into his recordings by the end of Hancock's tenure with the band.
Despite some initial reluctance, Hancock began doubling on electric keyboards including the Fender Rhodes Cantaloupe Island - Herbie Hancock - The Best Of Herbie Hancock piano at Davis's insistence. Hancock adapted quickly to the new instruments, which proved to be important in his future artistic endeavors. Under the pretext that he had returned late from a honeymoon in Brazil, Hancock was dismissed from Davis's band.
In the summer of Hancock formed his own sextet. However, although Davis soon disbanded his quintet to search for a new sound, Hancock, despite his departure from the working band, continued to appear on Davis records for the next few years.
Hancock left Blue Note insigning with Warner Bros. One of the jazzier songs on the Theres Nothing - Various - Solum 2 - Our Time (File), the moody ballad "Tell Me a Bedtime Story", was later re-worked as a more electronic sounding song for the Quincy Jones album Sounds Hancock became fascinated with electronic musical instruments.
Together with the profound influence of Davis's Bitches Brewthis fascination culminated in a series of albums in which electronic instruments were coupled with acoustic instruments. Hancock's first ventures into electronic music started with a sextet comprising Hancock, bassist Buster Williams and drummer Billy Hartand a trio of horn players: Eddie Henderson trumpetJulian Priester tromboneand multireedist Bennie Maupin.
Patrick Gleeson was eventually added to the mix to play and program the synthesizers. The sextet, later a Reanimator - Fields Of The Naphilim* - Dawnrazor with the addition of Gleeson, made three albums under Hancock's name: MwandishiCrossings both on Warner Bros.
Recordsand Sextant released on Columbia Records ; two more, Realization and Inside Outwere recorded under Henderson's name with essentially the Minha Vida - Tom Novy - My Definition personnel.
The music exhibited strong improvisational aspect beyond the confines of jazz mainstream and showed influence from the electronic music of contemporary classical composers. Hancock's three records VVhere Is No End - Vegas - Sagevisule in —73 later became known as the "Mwandishi" Cantaloupe Island - Herbie Hancock - The Best Of Herbie Hancockso-called after a Swahili name Hancock sometimes used during this era " Mwandishi " is Swahili for "writer".
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