|Studio album by|
|Released||September 6, 1974|
|Studio||Wally Heider Studios, San Francisco|
|Producer||David Rubinson, Herbie Hancock|
|Herbie Hancock chronology|
|Christgau's Record Guide||C+|
|The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide|
|All About Jazz|
Thrust is a studio album by American jazz-funk musician Herbie Hancock, released in September 1974 on Columbia Records.The album reached No. 2 on the Billboard Top Soul Albums chart and No. 13 on the Billboard 200 chart.
Thrust was produced by David Rubinson and Herbie Hancock.
Actual Proof was covered by Roberta Piket and the Peter Trio. Butterfly has also been covered by Norman Connors, Eddie Henderson, Toto and by the Robert Glasper Experiment.
A variation of the composition "Palm Grease" was used in the 1974 vigilante film Death Wish , starring Charles Bronson.
The composition "Actual Proof" was originally written for the 1973 film The Spook Who Sat by the Door , and Hancock has used it as a demonstration of his style of playing the Fender Rhodes piano.
The composition "Butterfly" would subsequently be performed on the live album Flood , and two other studio releases: Direct Step and Dis Is da Drum .
All compositions by Herbie Hancock except as indicated
|3.||"Butterfly"||Hancock, Bennie Maupin||11:17|
|4.||"Spank-a-Lee"||Hancock, Mike Clark, Paul Jackson||7:12|
Head Hunters is the twelfth studio album by the American pianist and composer Herbie Hancock, released October 26, 1973, on Columbia Records. Recording sessions for the album took place in the evening at Wally Heider Studios and Different Fur Trading Co. in San Francisco, California.
Jaco Pastorius is the solo debut album by Jaco Pastorius, released in 1976. The album was produced by Bobby Colomby, drummer and founder of Blood, Sweat & Tears.
Dis Is da Drum is Herbie Hancock's thirty-ninth album and his first solo album since leaving Columbia Records.
The Headhunters was an American jazz-fusion band formed by Herbie Hancock in 1973. The group fused jazz, funk, and rock music.
Secrets is a August 1976 jazz-funk fusion album by keyboard player Herbie Hancock. It is also Hancock's seventeenth album overall.
Borboletta is the sixth studio album by the American Latin rock band Santana. It is one of their jazz-funk-fusion oriented albums, along with Caravanserai (1972), and Welcome (1973). Non-band albums by Carlos Santana in this style also include Love Devotion Surrender (1973) with John McLaughlin and Illuminations (1974) with Alice Coltrane, Jack DeJohnette and Jules Broussard. The guitarist leaves a lot of room to percussion, saxophone and keyboards to set moods, as well as lengthy solos by himself and vocals. The record was released in a metallic blue sleeve displaying a butterfly, an allusion to the album Butterfly Dreams (1973) by Brazilian musician Flora Purim and her husband Airto Moreira, whose contributions deeply influenced the sound of Borboletta. In Portuguese, borboleta means "butterfly".
Sextant is the eleventh studio album by Herbie Hancock, released in 1973 by Columbia. It is his last album with his early '70s Mwandishi-era Band.
Mr. Gone is the ninth studio album by jazz fusion band Weather Report released in 1978 by ARC/Columbia Records. The album rose to No. 1 on the Billboard Jazz Albums chart.
The Mad Hatter is an album by Chick Corea. Released in 1978, it is a concept album inspired by Lewis Carroll's 1865 novel Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.
Man-Child is the fifteenth studio album by jazz pianist Herbie Hancock. The record was released on August 22, 1975 by Columbia Records.
Straight Life is a soul/funk influenced jazz album recorded in 1970 by trumpeter Freddie Hubbard. It was recorded on 16 November 1970 and released between the albums Red Clay (1970) and First Light (1971). This is also Hubbard's eighteenth overall album.
Water Babies is a compilation album by American jazz trumpeter Miles Davis. It compiled music Davis recorded in studio sessions with his quintet in 1967 and 1968, including outtakes from his 1968 album Nefertiti and recordings that foreshadowed his direction on In a Silent Way (1969), while covering styles such as jazz fusion and post-bop. Water Babies was released by Columbia Records in 1976 after Davis had (temporarily) retired.
Fat Albert Rotunda is the eighth album by jazz keyboardist Herbie Hancock, released in 1969. It was Hancock's first release for Warner Bros. Records after his departure from Blue Note Records. The music was originally done for the TV special Hey, Hey, Hey, It's Fat Albert, which later inspired Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids TV show. Fat Albert Rotunda, along with Mwandishi and Crossings was reissued in one set as Mwandishi: The Complete Warner Bros. Recordings in 1994 and as The Warner Bros. Years (1969-1972) in 2014.
Directstep is the twenty-fourth studio album by jazz pianist Herbie Hancock. The record was released only in Japan on January 21, 1979, via CBS/Sony label.
Flood is the sixteenth and second live album by Herbie Hancock. It was originally released only in Japan in 1975 as a double LP, and features the Headhunters Band, performing selections from the albums Head Hunters, Thrust and Man-Child It remained a Japanese only release in all formats until a 2014 US CD reissue by Wounded Bird. The cover artwork was designed by Nobuyuki Nakanishi.
Dedication is the thirteenth album by American jazz pianist Herbie Hancock. It was recorded in Japan by Hancock alone in 1974 during a Japanese tour. Hancock performs "Maiden Voyage" and "Dolphin Dance" on piano, while "Nobu" and "Cantaloupe Island" were performed on electric keyboards and synthesizers.
Give Me The Night is a 1980 album recorded and released by American jazz guitarist and singer George Benson.
Death Wish is a soundtrack album by Herbie Hancock featuring music composed for Dino De Laurentiis' film Death Wish released on October 11, 1974 on Columbia Records.
Double Exposure is an album by jazz cornetist Nat Adderley released on the Prestige label featuring performances by Adderley's Sextet with Bill Fender, George Duke, Walter Booker, King Errison, and Roy McCurdy with guest artists including Cannonball Adderley and Johnny "Guitar" Watson.
Realization is the debut album by American jazz trumpeter Eddie Henderson recorded in 1973 and released on the Capricorn label.