Some more music to consider by Herbie Hancock.
Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, Santa Monica (Capacity: 3,000)
1972 offered an amazing explosion of new music and “electronica” had spread throughout many genres to the point of being a requirement of sorts for bands that wanted to stay relevant.
I wasn’t introduced to jazz very much other than through my parent’s playing of Big Bands of the ‘40s and ‘50s which all white-bread homes had in their record collections. But after experiencing the truly fine examples of Mahavishnu Orchestra’s jazz-fusion, I became very open to jazz in general – and the new electrified sounds even more.
Herbie Hancock had just released “Crossings” an album that I really liked from first listening; long spacey pieces that took you on dream-like journeys and was great for a late night soundtrack to heady conversations.
This was the beginning, for me, of my…
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