Maiden Voyage

Maiden Voyage

Infobox Album |
Name = Maiden Voyage
Type = Studio album
Artist = Herbie Hancock

Released = May 17, 1965
Recorded = March 17, 1965
Genre = Modal jazz
Hard bop
Length = 42:20
Label = Blue Note Records
Producer = Alfred Lion
Reviews =
* Allmusic Rating|5|5 [ link]
Last album = "Empyrean Isles"
This album = "Maiden Voyage"
Next album = "Speak Like a Child"

"Maiden Voyage" is the fifth album led by jazz musician Herbie Hancock, and was recorded by Rudy Van Gelder in 1965 for Blue Note Records. It's a concept album aimed at creating an oceanic atmosphere. Many of the song titles refer to marine biology or the sea, and the musicians develop the concept through their use of space and almost tidal dynamics. The album was presented with the Grammy Hall of Fame Award in 1999.

"Maiden Voyage", "The Eye of the Hurricane" and "Dolphin Dance" have now become jazz standards, and feature in Hal Leonard's New Real Book vol. 2. Hancock rerecorded "Maiden Voyage" and "Dolphin Dance" on his 1974 album "Dedication" and updated the title track on his 1988 album "Perfect Machine". "Dolphin Dance was rerecorded in 1981 for the "Herbie Hancock Trio" album. Hancock has released live concert versions of "Maiden Voyage" on "Corea/Hancock" (1979) and (1980) (both with Chick Corea). Hancock recorded "Maiden Voyage" and "Eye of the Hurricane" with the VSOP Quintet on "" (1977). "Maiden Voyage" was covered by jazz rock band Blood, Sweat, and Tears for their album New Blood.

Track listing

All compositions by Herbie Hancock.

#"Maiden Voyage" – 7:53
#"The Eye of the Hurricane" – 5:57
#"Little One" – 8:43
#"Survival of the Fittest" – 9:59
#"Dolphin Dance" – 9:16


* Herbie Hancock — Piano
* Freddie Hubbard — Trumpet
* George Coleman — Tenor saxophone
* Ron Carter — Bass
* Tony Williams — drums

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