Blow-Up, an Album by Herbie Hancock. Released in January 1967 on MGM (catalog no. SE-4447; Vinyl LP). Genres: Hard Bop, Film Score, Film Soundtrack. Rated #148 in the best albums of 1967. Featured peformers: Val Valentin (engineering), Pete Spargo (producer), Acy Lehman (cover design).
Stylistic origins Jazz, blues, bebop, rhythm and blues, gospel music Cultural origins 1950s- mid-1960s Typical instruments Piano, saxophone, trumpet, trombone, double bass, drums Hard-Bop is a style of jazz made by The Original Jazz Messengers, led by Art Blakey. It was a mixture of Jazz-Gospel and Be-Bop. It is always put into small groups, and usually has 4-6 people. Some hard bop albums include "The Sidewinder", "Moanin", and "Blue Train".
Miles Dewey Davis III (May 26, 1926 – September 28, 1991) was an American jazz musician, trumpeter, bandleader, and composer. Widely considered one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century, Miles Davis was, with his musical groups, at the forefront of several major developments in jazz music, including bebop, cool jazz, hard bop, modal jazz, and jazz fusion.
A few cats and their instruments, a lot of practice and what do you get? Timeless compositions that echo through generations. This is what we built our culture on, this the best witness account of human creativity and free cultural progress. The language of hard bop has enjoyed a notable revival in recent years, serving as the point of departure for the "neo-classical" (neo-bop) movement led by Wynton and Bradford Marsalis, Terence Blanchard and Jeff "Tain" Watts and others.
To understand how Louis Hayes revolutionized hard bop drumming, just listen to any of his six albums with Silver. He delivers a madhouse of intricate rhythms with a lighter touch (as compared to Blakey). Click on pic to see JazzWax interview.
Frederick Dewayne “Freddie” Hubbard was an American jazz trumpeter. He was known primarily for playing in the bebop, hard bop and post-bop styles from the early 1960s onwards. Hubbard started playing the mellophone and trumpet in his school band at Arsenal Technical High School in Indianapolis, Indi...Frederick Dewayne “Freddie” Hubbard was an American jazz trumpeter. He was known primarily for playing in the bebop, hard bop and post-bop styles from the early 1960s onwards. Hubbard started…