Herbie Hancock - Gershwin'S World (SACD)

Herbie Hancock


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    Categories
    JazzMusic
    Category
    1. Performer
    2. Jazz General
    Number of Discs
    1
    Format
    CD
    Title
    Gershwin's World
    Country
    USA
    Notes

    GERSHWIN'S WORLD won the 1999 Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Individual Or Group. "St. Louis Blues" won the 1999 Grammy Award for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance and Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocal(s).
    The epitome of a 20th Century musician, Herbie Hancock has always traversed wildly divergent stylistic paths, finding his way easily into jazz, funk, fusion, dance-pop and more. His ability to make valid individual statements in all these genres is part of what makes his compositions and performances so rich. So it doesn't seem at all incongrous for Hancock to interpret the work of George Gershwin, redefining much of the Gershwin canon in the process (with assistance from some world-class compatriots). Hancock's stated aim for GERSHWIN'S WORLD is to get inside the pieces, illustrating their essence rather than knocking off rote versions of these standards. Towards that end, "St. Louis Blues" is transmogrified by the soulful vocals and funky chromatic harmonica of Stevie Wonder; "It Ain't Necessarily So" becomes an ominous, angular jazz vamp, with saxmen James Carter and Kenny Garret trading arch, sly interjections. Another genre-buster, Joni Mitchell, makes a case for a potential career as a jazz vocalist via her performance on "The Man I Love" and "Summertime."

    BarCode
    602498610060
    Country of Origin
    USA
    Barcode
    0602498610060
    Label
    Verve
    Studio / Live
    Studio
    Performer
    Herbie Hancock
    Studio
    Universal
    Songs / Tracks
    1. [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] Fascinatin' Rhythm, song (from Lady, Be Good!, musical)
    2. [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] Porgy and Bess, opera: It Ain't Necessarily So
    3. [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] Man I Love, song, The (from Strike Up the Band, 1st version; orig. composed for Lady, Be Good!)
    4. [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] Porgy and Bess, opera: Here Come De Honey Man
    5. [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] St. Louis Blues, song
    6. [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] Lullaby, for string quartet
    7. [ Disc 01 Track 07 ] Blueberry Rhyme
    8. [ Disc 01 Track 08 ] Porgy and Bess, opera: It Ain't Necessarily So (Interlude)
    9. [ Disc 01 Track 09 ] Cotton Tail
    10. [ Disc 01 Track 10 ] Porgy and Bess, opera: Summertime
    11. [ Disc 01 Track 11 ] Porgy and Bess, opera: My Man's Gone Now
    12. [ Disc 01 Track 12 ] Preludes (3) for piano: Prelude in C# Minor
    13. [ Disc 01 Track 13 ] Piano Concerto in G major: 2nd Movement
    14. [ Disc 01 Track 14 ] Embraceable You, song (from Girl Crazy, musical)
    Artists
    1. Herbie Hancock
    Distributor
    Universal Distribution
    Previews

    Entertainment Weekly (10/9/98, p.85) - "...Herbie Hancock's striking tribute runs deeper and wider than most, clearly revealing Gershwin's cross-stylistic imprint, from jazz to pop to classical...a feat Hancock is familiar with--and adding snippets of Ellingtonia and other seminal jazz references for historical resonance..." - Rating: A-
    The Wire (1/99, pp.51-2) - "...the album works, mainly because old rogue Hancock is copping the latest trends injazz rhythm....Hancock is totally at ease...playing pleasantly clanging chords, his sophisticated timing and dissonance signalling a pert intelligence..."
    Rap Pages (5/99, p.146) - 4 (out of 5) - "...Hancock has always been one to do what he wants musically....you're liable to find Hancock stretching out in just about every direction you can think of..."

    Duration
    67m 8s
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