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Herbie Hancock - Takin' Off Album

  • Performer: Herbie Hancock
  • Title: Takin' Off
  • Size MP3 ver: 1448 mb
  • Size FLAC ver: 2068 mb
  • Country: Italy
  • Date of release: 1996
  • Style: Hard Bop, Modal
  • # Catalog: 7243 4 89792 2 3
  • Label: Blue Note
  • Rating: 4.6 of 5
  • Genre: Jazz
Herbie Hancock - Takin' Off Album


1Three Bags Full (Alt Take)5:31
2Watermelon Man7:09
3Three Bags Full5:27
5The Maze6:45
6Alone And I6:25
7Empty Pockets (Alt Take)6:27
8Empty Pockets6:09
9Watermelon Man (Alt Take)6:33


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
BLP 4109Herbie Hancock Takin' Off ‎(LP, Album, Mono)Blue NoteBLP 4109US1962
TOCJ-6436Herbie Hancock Takin' Off ‎(CD, Album)Blue NoteTOCJ-6436Japan2004
37053Herbie Hancock Takin'Off ‎(LP, Album, Dlx, Ltd, RE, 180)Jazz Images37053Europe2017
DOL882HHerbie Hancock Takin' Off ‎(LP, Album, RE, 180)DOLDOL882HEurope2015
BST 84109Herbie Hancock Takin' Off ‎(LP, Album, RE)Blue NoteBST 84109France1982


  • BassButch Warren
  • DrumsBilly Higgins
  • EngineerRudy Van Gelder
  • Liner NotesLeonard Feather
  • Mastered By [Remastered Digitally]Ron McMaster
  • ProducerAlfred Lion
  • Reissue ProducerMichael Cuscuna
  • Tenor SaxophoneDexter Gordon
  • TrumpetFreddie Hubbard


Reissue of the original 1962 LP release with three alternative takes as bonus cuts. Recorded at the Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey on May 28, 1962.
"Blue Note Magazine" issue.


  • Label Code: LC 0133
  • Matrix / Runout: EMI 8376432 CDM01
  • Rights Society: S.I.A.E.
  • Mould SID Code: ifpi 2513
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI LB01


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