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Herbie Hancock Quartet 1977 with Jaco Pastorius, Bennie Maupin & James Levi

This is a new complete version of this historic bootleg, which I have compiled from several different sources. These are FLAC files, with the exception of 3 MP3’s.

DOWNLOAD THE FULL AUDIO:
PART ONE
PART TWO

Herbie Hancock Quartet
February 16, 1977
Chicago, IL @ The Ivanhoe Theater

FM/SBD > ? > CDR > EAC > FLAC

01. WXRT Radio Intro
02. Chameleon
03. Hang Up Your Hangups
04. Gentle Thoughts (from “Live at the Ivanhoe Theatre” bootleg MP3)
05. It Remains To Be Seen
(banter at end spliced from “Live at Ivanhoe Theatre” bootleg MP3)
06. Jaco Bass Solo (inc. Blackbird/Okonkole y Trompa/Continuum/Portrait of Tracy)
(from “Live at the Ivanhoe Theatre” bootleg MP3)
07. Maiden Voyage (Herbie & Jaco duet)
08. People Music
BONUS:
09. Jaco Bass Solo (alternate version)
(from HH With JP: Live at the Ivanhoe Theater release MP3)
10. 1972 Fender Rhodes Demo – Side A
11. 1972 Fender Rhodes Demo – Side B

Herbie Hancock – Keyboards
Jaco Pastorius – Electric Bass
Bennie Maupin – Soprano & Tenor Saxophone, Lyricon
James Levi – Drums

Herbie Hancock & The Headhunters 10/20/76 Don Kirshner’s New Rock Concert UNCIRCULATED VIDEOS

UPDATE 10/11/13: It appears the the video has been removed from youtube, but I have re-uploaded the .MP4 video download.

Another uncirculated video of Herbie Hancock & The Headhunters? Last year, we brought you the uncirculated Musikladen 1974 footage. This year, we bring you footage from 1976 on the Don Kirshner’s New Rock Concert TV show.

This lineup of the Headhunters includes original members Bennie Maupin (playing a Lyricon) and the black octopus himself, Paul Jackson, on bass. We also have Wah Wah Watson on guitar and James Levi on drums. And of course Mr. Herbie Hancock on an array of state of the art keyboards. We also get a rare chance to see/hear Herbie singing without a vocodor!

Herbie Hancock & The Headhunters 10/20/76 Don Kirshner’s New Rock Concert
Gentle Thoughts, Doin’ It, Hang Up Your Hang Ups:

The DVD download is here (it includes the full TV episode, including some bad ’70’s pop rock group called England Dan & John Ford Coley).
The download of the edited .MP4 file is here (1.82gb).
What you see on youtube above is the complete footage.

Now cross your fingers that some video footage exists of the brief 1977 Headhunters lineup with Jaco Pastorius on bass.